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Uttar Pradesh topped India with respect to funds utilized under Pradhan Mantri Matru Vandana Yojana

Dilbag Singh | June 28, 2020 12:42 PM

 

NAKODAR Funds utilized under Pradhan Mantri Matru Vandana Yojana (PMMVY) were Rs. 2, 36,245.76 lakh in India during 2018-19, up by 621.2% against Rs. 32,757.71 lakh during 2017-18. The top 10 States/Union Territories (TUs )with respect to funds utilized under PMMVY during 2018-19 were Uttar Pradesh, Madhya Pradesh, Rajasthan, Maharashtra, Andhra Pradesh, Karnataka, Gujarat, West Bengal, Haryana and Kerala Union   Ministry of Women and Child Development informed the Rajya Sabha in a written reply which has been posted on website data.gov.in.

It said that the amount utilized under PMMVY was Rs. 4,778.15 lakh by Uttar Pradesh in 2017-18. It has increased by 766.7% to Rs. 41,414.5 lakh during 2018-19 above 2017-18. Reply said that we have seen annual growth of 486.3% in the amount utilized by Madhya Pradesh under PMMVY to Rs. 33,785.11 lakh during 2018-19 from Rs. 5,762.48 lakh during 2017-18. Funds utilized by Rajasthan were Rs. 22,409.8 lakh under PMMVY during 2018-19, up by 2742.6% versus Rs. 788.35 lakh during 2017-18. Uttar Pradesh, Madhya Pradesh, and Rajasthan accounted for 17.53%, 14.3%, and 9.49% respectively of the total funds utilized under PMMVY in India during 2018-19.

During 2018-19, funds utilized under PMMVY were Rs. 22,028.56 lakh and Rs. 17,579.8 lakh by Maharashtra and Andhra Pradesh respectively. Maharashtra accounted for 9.32% and Andhra Pradesh accounted for 7.44% of the total funds utilized under PMMVY in India during 2018-19.

The amount of funds utilized by Karnataka, Gujarat, West Bengal, Haryana and Kerala was Rs. 13,229.37, 12,910.2, 12,465.83, 8,218.84 and 7,597.69 lakh respectively under PMMVY during 2018-19.

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