Amma Nutrition Kit

Written By Gautham Krishna   | Published on April 23, 2019

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Name of the Service Amma Nutrition Kit in Tamil Nadu
Department Health and Family welfare Department
Beneficiaries Citizens of Tamil Nadu
Application Type Online/Offline

The Amma Maternity Nutrition Kit aims to provide optimal nutrition for pregnant and lactating women in Tamil Nadu. The kit is being given under the Dr Muthulakshmi Reddy Maternity Benefit scheme, under which the pregnant women will receive cash assistance.

Benefits of Amma Nutrition Kit in Tamil Nadu

The Amma Maternity Nutrition Kit aims at providing iron tonic and nutritional supplements to pregnant women in Tamil Nadu in two phases. Amma Maternity Nutrition Kits would be distributed twice once in the 12th week and for the second time between the 16th and 20th week of pregnancy.

The scheme will benefit about eight lakh pregnant women every year and would significantly reduce the maternal and infant mortality rates

Kits worth Rs. 2,000 would be given to pregnant women.  Amma Maternity Nutrition Kit worth Rs. 2,000 contains the following items.

nutrition kit items maternity dr muthulakshmi


  • Poor pregnant mothers in Tamil Nadu

Get free money from government

Eligibility Criteria of Amma Nutrition Kit in Tamil Nadu

  • Applicant should be a citizen of India and permanent resident of Tamil Nadu

  • Applicant should have completed 19 yrs of age

  • Applicants should belong to the BPL family.

  • Available only for first 2 deliveries

Documents Required for Amma Nutrition Kit in Tamil Nadu

  • Identity Proof - (Any) Voter ID, Aadhar Card, Passport, Class X/XII mark list, Driving Licence etc

  • Bank Account

  • BPL Ration card

  • Age proof- Any Voter ID, Aadhar Card, Passport, Class X/XII mark list, Driving Licence etc

Procedure of Amma Nutrition Kit in Tamil Nadu

The Pregnant mother should register her pregnancy before 12 weeks with the VHN / UHN or she should have pre-registered her pregnancy before 12 weeks.

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