The Amma Maternity Nutrition Kit – Scheme 49

  • The Amma Maternity Nutrition Kit aims to provide optimal nutrition for pregnant and lactating women in Tamil Nadu.
  •  The kit is being given under the Dr. Muthulakshmi Reddy Maternity Benefit scheme, under which the pregnant women will receive cash assistance .
  • The Amma Maternity Nutrition Kit aims at providing iron tonic and nutritional supplements to pregnant women in Tamil Nadu in two phases.
  •  Amma Maternity Nutrition Kits would be distributed twice once at the 12th week and for the second time between 16th and 20th week of pregnancy.
  • The scheme will benefit about eight lakh pregnant women every year and would significantly reduce the maternal and infant mortality rates
  • Kits worth Rs. 2,000 would be given to pregnant women.  Amma Maternity Nutrition Kit worth Rs. 2,000 contains the following items.

Eligibility :

1.Applicant should be a citizen of India and permanent resident of Tamil Nadu

2.Applicant should have completed 19 yrs of age

3.Applicant should belong to BPL family.

4.Available only for first 2 deliveries

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