The scheme was launched by the Ministry of Women and Child Development with the objective of creating a maternity benefit programme. Conditional transfers are provided to pregnant and lactating mothers as a part of the scheme.The scheme uses the Aadhaar Payment Bridge System for Direct Benefit Transfers directly into the bank account of the beneficiary. This is a central scheme applicable across India but the exact list of states in which Aadhaar usage has been initiated is still undetermined.
Focus Areas: Social Protection
Use Case Type: Aadhaar Payment Bridge System
Geography: All IndiaUse Case Source