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Tripura launched Mukhyamantri Matru Pushti Uphaar scheme:

Tripura State government declared the scheme Mukhyamantri Matru Pushti Uphaar. The scheme aims to provide the pregnant and lactating women with nutrition kits. The program is intended to help the state`s 40,000 residents. The initiative has been initiated, as many pregnant women and infants suffer from malnutrition in the state.
Mukhyamantri Matru Pushti Uphaar scheme:
♦ Under the program, the pregnant & lactating women will be given nutrition kits. Each kit costs roughly Rs.500.
♦ Every kit will contain food products and supplies of food such as peanuts, soybeans, mixed pulses, jaggery, and ghee.
♦ This year, the state government has predicted that it would incur Rs.8 crore spending on the initiative.
♦ The pregnant women will be screened four times at a local Primary Health Centers (PHC) under this program. The beneficiaries will be given a nutrition kit after every test after the check-up.
♦ Besides the Pradhan Mantri Matru Bandana Yojana, the scheme will be in.
♦ Previously the state had given Rs.5,000 each to 58,996 beneficiaries under the Matru Bandana Yojana.

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