Mahtari Vandan Yojana: Chhattisgarh Prepares to Roll Out Rs 12,000 Benefit Scheme

Following the recent victory of the BJP in Chhattisgarh, the state is set to witness the initiation of the ambitious Mahtari Vandan Yojana.

Government officials are actively working on a comprehensive plan for the implementation of this scheme, targeting mothers across the state.

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Here’s a glimpse of what the scheme entails and how eligible beneficiaries can avail themselves of the benefits.

Eligibility Criteria and Beneficiary Selection Under Mahtari Vandan Yojana

A crucial aspect of the Mahtari Vandan Yojana is determining the criteria for eligible beneficiaries.

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Reports suggest that approximately 80 lakh women in the state stand to benefit from this initiative.

However, discussions are underway to exclude women from affluent backgrounds, including those in government jobs and the business class, making up an estimated 20 percent.

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Additionally, considerations are being made to ensure fair distribution, limiting benefits to one family or woman per ration card.

State CM Vishnudev Sai’s Push for Swift Implementation

Chief Minister Vishnudev Sai has prioritized the implementation of Mahtari Vandan Yojana and has handed over a detailed list of promises made under Prime Minister Modi’s guarantee to Chief Secretary Amitabh Jain.

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This move reflects a commitment to fulfilling key electoral pledges and providing essential financial support to eligible mothers.

Financial Assistance of Rs 12,000 Annually: What to Expect

As part of Mahtari Vandan Yojana, eligible beneficiaries can anticipate receiving financial assistance of Rs 1000 every month, totaling Rs 12,000 annually.


The state government has allocated a substantial budget of Rs 1200 crore for the successful execution of this scheme.

Drawing inspiration from Madhya Pradesh’s Ladli Behna Yojana, Chhattisgarh aims to roll out Mahtari Vandan Yojana before the upcoming Lok Sabha elections, further solidifying its commitment to women’s welfare and empowerment.


Stay tuned for further updates on the rollout of Mahtari Vandan Yojana as Chhattisgarh endeavors to uplift mothers and strengthen family foundations.

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