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The Women and Child Development Department, the Government of Maharashtra provides online facility to user to apply for Financial Assistance to Pregnant women under Indira Gandhi Matritva Sahayog Yojana (IGMSY). User can read the instructions and fill the form. Online service is provided by the government to save time of the user. The portal is available in two languages English and Marathi, user can select any of the preferred language. However, the application form can be printed and applied in person along with the necessary documents (if any) to anganwadi sevika/supervisor.

Apply Online through aaplesarkar :
  1. The applicant needs to register on the website Create User Id
  2. The applicant can login using the credentials and fill the form as instructed.
  3. The applicant can fill the online application form for “Financial Assistance to Pregnant women under Indira Gandhi Matritva Sahayog Yojana (IGMSY)” in the citizen login section: Online Application
  4. Submit the application.
  5. After submitting the application, user will get a reference slip or number which should be kept for future reference.
  6. Status of the application can be tracked by the user in “Track your Application” section. For tracking the application, application id or reference number will be required.

Apply in Person:

  1. All the eligible and the needy adolescent girls can contact any of the person mentioned below to apply for the scheme in order to avail the benefits of the scheme.
    • Anganwadi Workers at village level
    • Supervisor at circle level
    • Child Development Project Officers at the block level.
    • Concerned District programme officer
  2. Applications can also be made in-person through the Women and Child Development Department (Government of Maharashtra) offices and sub-offices.
  3. You will be able to find the office location information and contact information under the following link :Office Locations
  4. Please make sure you have all the documents (if any) that are listed under the “Required Documents” section of this page.
  5. Fill the application form with the required information
  6. Submit the form in person to Women and Child Development Department Maharashtra.
  7. After the authorities validate your application and the documents that are submitted they will allow for financial Assistance to Pregnant women under Indira Gandhi Matritva Sahayog Yojana (IGMSY).

Required Documents[edit]

Aadhar Card

Office Locations & Contacts[edit]

  • Further information and clarification can be obtained through following link: Contact Information
  • Women and Child Development Department contacts (Maharashtra) can be obtained through following link:Refer Link
  • Women and Child Development Department contacts (Government of India) can be obtained through following link:Refer Link


  • Any woman of more than 19 years of age may avail benefits of this scheme upon conceiving a baby. Those women eligible for paid maternity leave from respective organizations are not eligible for this facility


  • No fees is required for the same


Explain the time until which the certificate/document is valid.
e.g. Birth Certificate Valid Forever

Documents to Use[edit]

Please attach documents that can be used by people. e.g. links

Sample Documents[edit]

Please attach sample completed documents that would help other people.

Processing Time[edit]

It takes Fifteen days for processing.

Related Videos[edit]

Videos explaining the procedure or to fill the applications. 
Attach videos using the following tag <&video type='website'>video ID|width|height<&/video&> from external websites. 	
Please remove the '&' inside the tags during implementation.
Website = allocine, blip, dailymotion, facebook, gametrailers, googlevideo, html5, metacafe, myspace, revver, 
sevenload, viddler, vimeo, youku, youtube
width = 560, height = 340, Video ID = Can be obtained from the URL of webpage where the video is displayed.
e.g In the following url '' Video ID is 'Y0US7oR_t3M'.


Please provide other instructions related to the certificate/documents.
e.g. The state office holds birth records since january 1908.

Required Information[edit]

A list which displays the kind of information which is required to complete the procedure.
1. Date of Birth.
2. City or County of Birth.

Need for the Document[edit]

Please provide the need for the procedure. e.g. Birth Certificate - why do we need to have a birth certificate? 

Information which might help[edit]

Indira Gandhi MatritvaShayog Yojna (IGSMY) scheme at anganwadi for pregnant women: Information related to it can be obtained through following link (Marathi):Share Link

  • The main objective the scheme is to provide cash incentive as compensation of wage loss to women during pregnant and lactating period as well as upgrade their health status and get nutritious food.
  • After Enrolment Pregnant women can avail the financial benefits provided by the government. Government provides total Rs.6,000 in two installments. One at the time of child birth (Rs.3,000) and after child completes 6 months. (Rs.3,000).
  • Currently scheme is applicable in Amravati and Buldhana Districts


Government of India launched one of the notable healthcare and developmental programmes for overall growth of society by supporting pregnant and lactating mothers under Indira Gandhi Matritva Sahyog Yojana (IGMSY). Started in 2010, this scheme is the brainchild of an initiative by the Ministry of Women and Child Development which started this e program for betterment of women and children in India to support society morally, financially and with best healthcare support to all those pregnant women and babies born who deserved such helps. Purpose of introducing IGMSY scheme was to offer better opportunity to lactating mothers, pregnant women and babies born to obtain better healthcare at the time of need. This scheme thus offers conditional monetary help given to women in the age group of 19 years or more from conceiving to lactating stage. The scheme is a major support to those women who had to face wage losses during conceiving and give childbirth. The scheme is a perfect partial compensation for losses incurred by the women concerned while they had childbirth, childcare and child rearing stages. With an aim to make the best use of IGMSY scheme, it was initially introduced in 53 districts throughout the country to assess the progresses. This scheme has proved a boon for women to have safe delivery and so should they maintain their nutrition value besides ensuring to continue with best feeding practices post childbirth.


Through launch of IGMSY scheme, it sets provisions were developed for timely and effective implementation of all provisions. This scheme has provisions based on the parameters which make achieving the following goals.

  • Develop certain mechanisms to promote and practice thorough care to women from pregnancy to delivery and lactation period.
  • Thorough guidance to women for proper nutrition and feeding practices.
  • All types of financial assistances and grants to pregnant and lactating women.


IGMSY scheme implementation rules are also defined with specific eligibility criteria. Such steps have been taken through keeping in view best and timely utilization of resources. According to rules recommended, any woman of more than 19 years of age may avail benefits of this scheme upon conceiving a baby. Those women eligible for paid maternity leave from respective organizations are not eligible for this facility. According to IGMSY scheme anybody willing to avail benefits of such services and to get first phase of amount Rs. 1500/- must fulfill following terms and conditions:-

  • Visit Anganwadi Center (AWC) to register pregnancy within 16 weeks of conceiving baby.
  • Have taken IFA tablets or tetanus injection besides attending at least one prenatal care session.
  • Having attended counseling sessions at healthcare or AWC centers.

Post pregnancy support of Rs. 1500/- is assigned once baby is born. One is eligible for that after three months of delivery provided one completes following process:-

  • Registration of baby's birth
  • Proper immunization of baby for OPV and BCG at birth
  • Have attended 2 growth monitoring sessions within 12 weeks of baby's birth

Other monetary support is available within six months of a baby's birth. Lactating mothers are provided monetary help of Rs. 1,000 in this case for that she is also crosschecked for breastfeeding and immunize baby for OPV and DPT. Minute details are crosschecked and one is enquired for attending at least 2 counseling sessions about infant's growth monitoring and understanding nutrition of baby while feeding. Upon satisfactory crosschecking, this 3rd monitory support is for lactating mothers.

Other uses of the Document/Certificate[edit]

Please explain what are other uses of obtaining this document/certificate.
e.g. Birth Certificate can be used as proof of identity.

External Links[edit]


  • Online right to information from Women and Child Development Department can be obtained through following link:RTI