FINANCIAL INCENTIVES UNDER ‘MAMATA’ SCHEME

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Panaji, January 13, 2019 … The Directorate of Women and Child Development will amend the “Financial Incentives to mother who deliver a Girl Child” (MAMTA) Scheme.

Under the Scheme, an amount of Rs. 10000/- will be paid to all the mothers who deliver a girl child  (maximum 02 deliveries) in a registered medical Institution. The eligible mother who delivers a girl child may apply to the Child Development Project Officer through the local Anganwadi Centre along with a copy of the Birth report/Birth Certificate in the prescribed form within 45 days of the delivery of the girl Child. The benefits are directly credited to the declared Bank Account. The Scheme is aimed at improving the female Child Sex ratio in the state.

The benefits are:- the beneficiaries (mother) under the Scheme will be paid Rs.10000/-as one time financial incentive through Electronic Clearing System (ECS)/National Electronic Funds Transfer (NEFT)/Aadhaar Payment Bridge System (APBS)/Automated Clearing House (ACH) at birth of a live Girl Child. (apply within 45 days) similarly those beneficiaries who were paid the 1st  installment of Rs. 5000/- under the existing scheme will be eligible for only balance amount  2nd  installment of Rs. 5000/- (to apply within 45 days from the date of the Amended Scheme published in the official Gazette). Further those beneficiaries who had applied for 1st Installment of Rs.5000/- as on the date of this Amended Scheme published in the Official Gazatte will be eligible for Rs.10,000/- as per the amended scheme. Similarly who were paid both 1st and 2nd Installments will not be eligible for any further incentives/benefit under the amended scheme and case shall be treated as closed.

The amended “Financial incentive to mothers who deliver a Girl Child “MAMTA” Scheme will be made effective with effect from April 1, 2015.    

For details about the Scheme contact respective Taluka WCD Block Offices of Directorate of Women and Child Development –Tiswadi  0832-2222562, Sattari 0832-2374235, Bardez 0832-2262963, Pernem- 0832-2201253, Bicholim -0832-2362179, Ponda 0832 -3213028, Sanguem 0832-2604226, Quepem 0832-2662251, Salcete 0832-2714083, Mormugao 0832-2518061, Canacona 0832-2643330,Dharbandora 0832-2348219 during office hours on any working days. The more details are available on website www.dwcd.goa.gov

 

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