Rs 6,000 might be given to ladies turning into moms for the second time, Rajasthan Chief Minister Ashok Gehlot stated on Thursday. The event, introduced underneath a brand new authorities scheme, will present the quantity straight within the financial institution accounts of girls, Gehlot stated. On the beginning anniversary of former prime minister Indira Gandhi, Gehlot launched Indira Gandhi Matritva Poshan Yojana by a video convention.
The scheme is not going to solely assist battle malnutrition however can even improve consciousness among the many folks concerning the significance of a mom’s well being and her vitamin stage for correct improvement of youngsters, he stated in a press release.
“If a pregnant girl will get ample vitamin, then the infant can even be born wholesome,” Gehlot stated, including that the scheme was introduced within the state finances on March 13.
Presently, the scheme has been began in 4 most backward TSP districts of the state i.
Udaipur, Banswara, Dungarpur and Pratapgarh, primarily based on the rankings of Mom & Baby Diet indicators.
Gehlot stated his authorities will implement the scheme in the complete state, together with Saharia-dominated Baran district.
The chief minister stated he would write a letter to Prime Minister Narendra Modi urging him to implement this scheme throughout the nation.
Greater than 77,000 ladies might be benefitted from the scheme yearly, he added.
There might be an annual expenditure of Rs 43 crore for the scheme, in keeping with the assertion.
Girl and Baby Improvement Minister Mamta Bhupesh stated the target of the Indira Gandhi Matritva Poshan Yojana is to enhance the vitamin stage of pregnant ladies and youngsters as much as the age of three years.
(With PTI inputs)