Social Justice Department is inviting Kerala Matru Jyothi Scheme 2023 online application form at In this scheme, the Kerala govt. will provide financial assistance of Rs 2,000/- to visually impaired mothers for the aid and nurture of baby after delivery and for the preparation of basic amenities. The state cabinet committee has given approval for Matru Jyothi scheme aiming at the welfare of differently abled persons. In this article, we will tell you about how to apply online for this scheme, eligibility criteria and complete details.

As per the Kerala Matru Jyothi Scheme, financial assistance will be provided to the blind mothers until the child turns 2 years. This amount of Rs. 48,000 in two years will assist visually impaired mothers in all 14 districts of the state. The scheme is implemented as per G.O.(Rt)No.380-2015-SJD dated 17-06-2015.

Kerala Matru Jyothi Scheme Online Application Form 2023

Here is the complete process to download Matru Jyothi Application Form in PDF format through online mode:-
  • Step 1: Firstly visit the official website at The Kerala Social Justice Department homepage will appear as shown here.
  • Step 2: At the homepage, click at the "Schemes" tab present in the main menu or directly click this link to open the page comprising of List of Schemes by Social Justice Department of Kerala. 
  • Step 3: Click at the "Matru Jyothi - Financial Assistance for visually impaired mothers" link to open the scheme details page. At this page, go to the "Documents" section and click at the "Application Forms - Matru Jyothi Financial Assistance for blind mothers" link.
  • Step 4: The Kerala Matru Jyothi Scheme application form PDF will open as below which can be easily downloaded through online mode.
  • Step 5: All the applicants can download this scheme form in PDF format. Then applicants will have to enter their necessary details accurately in this Kerala Mathru Jyothi Scheme application form and submit it to the concerned authorities.
Upon subsequent verification of filled in application form along with documents, the concerned officer will approve your form. All the applicants will then start getting financial assistance under Mathru Jyoti Scheme directly into their bank accounts. 

Eligibility Criteria for Matru Jyothi Scheme in Kerala

Each applicant will have to fulfil the described eligibility criteria to become eligible for the Matru Jyothi Scheme in Kerala:-
  1. Applicant must be a permanent resident of Kerala.
  2. She must be a visually impaired mother where visually impairment is 40% or more.
  3. The annual family income should not exceed Rs. 1,00,000.
The government order for implementation of Matru Jyothi Scheme 2023 is given here The G.O.(Rt)No.380-2015-SJD dated 17-06-2015 will appear as shown below:-
The scheme for assistance to visually impaired mothers will be implemented in the state as mentioned in government order. 

List of Documents Required for Financial Assistance to Visually Impaired Mothers

Here is the complete list of documents which are required to be submitted along with the application form to get financial assistance as visually impaired mothers under Matru Jyothi Scheme:-
  • Copy of certificate issued by Medical Board showing visual impairment.
  • Discharge certificate.
  • Income certificate (If the applicant belongs to BPL category, copy of Ration card).
  • Bank account details.
  • Copy of bank pass book.
For more details please contact the nearest Anganwadi centre.

Kerala Matru Jyothi Scheme List of Beneficiaries

The direct link to check the name in the Kerala Matru Jyothi Scheme List of beneficiary visually impaired mothers is At this page, go to the "Target Group" section and click at the "Beneficiary Details" link in front of differently abled. In the new window, the Kerala Matru Jyothi Scheme list of beneficiaries will appear as shown below:-

Here candidates can even select the financial year and district name to open the complete Matru Jyothi district wise list of beneficiaries.

Frequently Asked Questions (FAQ’s)

Here are the some of the most frequently asked questions by the people about the Matru Jyothi Scheme in Kerala:-
1) What is Matru Jyothi Scheme?
In order to provide financial assistance to visually impaired mothers for the aid and nurture of baby after delivery and for the preparation of basic amenities, the state govt. of Kerala is implementing Matru Jyothi Scheme.
2) From where can we download Matru Jyothi application form online?
People can now download the Kerala Matru Jyothi Scheme application form at official website through online mode.
3) What is the assistance amount under Mathru Jyothi Scheme?
Visually impaired mothers will get financial assistance of Rs 2,000 per month until their child turns 2 years old.
4) What is the age limit for Mathru Jyothi Scheme?
There is no age limit for Mathru Jyoti Scheme and all the visually impaired mothers are eligible.
5) My family income is Rs. 2 lakh per annum, am i eligible?
No. The maximum income of the family of the visually impaired mother must be less than Rs. 1 lakh per annum from all sources.
For more details, visit the official website of Social Justice Department of Kerala at