Madhu Babu Pension Yojana (MBPY) Guidelines Odisha
Odisha government invites Madhu Babu Pension Yojana (MBPY) online application form at ssepd.gov.in. This scheme was launched in January 2008 where state govt. merged two old schemes. These 2 schemes were Revised Old Age Pension Rules, 1989 Et Disability Pension Rules, 1985, and introduced the Madhu Babu Pension Yojana Rules, 2008.
The state govt. has included the transgender community under MBPY which aims at providing financial assistance to destitute elderly, differently-abled persons and widows in the state.
Madhu Babu Pension Yojana Beneficiaries
This Madhu Babu Pension Yojana has been launched to provide social securities of old and destitute persons. The major beneficiaries are:-
- Old and aged persons of 60 years of age and above.
- Widows irrespective of age.
- Women fighting divorce cases in courts
- Persons affected by Hansen’s diseases/ Leprosy with visible signs of deformity irrespective of age.
- Unmarried women over thirty years of age.
- Persons with Disabilities.
- AIDS patients.
As per the notification issued by the SSEPD department, the government included a new criterion to include transgender as one of the eligible categories by amending to Rule 6 (eligibility criteria) of the Madhu Babu Pension Rules 2008. As per the notification, the beneficiaries should have a certificate issued under Section 6 of the Transgender Persons (Protection of Rights) Act 2019, it also mandates that the income of the beneficiary must not exceed Rs 40,000 per annum and should not have a member paying income tax or working as a government servant.
A person who is the beneficiary of Madhu Babu Pension Yojana will get the following benefits:-
A) Rs. 500 per month to all beneficiaries b/w 60 to 79 years of age.
B) Rs. 700 per month to all beneficiaries of 80 years or above age.
The pension due to beneficiary gets disbursed on 15th of every month, on JANA SEWA DlWAS in the denomination of Rs 100 by BDO or any officer subordinate to BDO (in the rural area) in Gram Panchayat office and by DSSO or any officer subordinate to DSSO at the municipal office in the urban area.
Odisha Madhu Babu Pension Yojana – Application Form
For more details download the Odisha Madhu Babu Pension Yojana (MBPY) Guidelines in PDF format using the link given below.