Pradhan Mantri Matru Vandana Yojana:
The Pradhan Mantri Matru Vandana Yojana scheme was effectively implemented from 1 January 2017. The scheme aims to meet enhanced nutritional needs and partially compensate for wage loss. Under the Scheme, the Pregnant Women and Lactating Mothers (PW&LM) will be given Rs.5,000 in three installments.
In the year 2019, South Salmara Mankachar District won National Award for implementation of the Pradhan Mantri Matru Vandana Yojana under the category of State/Union Territory having a population of more than one crore. The award was conferred by the then Union Minister for Women and Child Development Smriti Irani in a prize distribution meeting held at New Delhi.