Which of the following statements is/are correct about Indira Gandhi Matritva Sahyog Yojana?
1. It is a cash transfer scheme for maternity benefit
2. Beneficiary should be 19 years or above
3. Eligible for first two live births
Select the correct answer from the codes given below:

Answer: [D] 1, 2 & 3

A Conditional Cash Transfer Scheme for pregnant and lactating women was introduced in October, 2010 to contribute to better enabling environment by providing cash incentives for improved health and nutrition to pregnant and nursing mothers. The beneficiaries are paid  Rs. 6000/- in two instalments.

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