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Tag: Madhu Babu Pension Yojana

Odisha Urges Madhu Babu Pension Beneficiaries To Complete Aadhaar Linking
Odisha Urges Madhu Babu Pension Beneficiaries To Complete Aadhaar Linking

Bhubaneswar: The beneficiaries of the Madhu Babu Pension Yojana (MBPY) have been asked to complete linking of their Aadhaar number their social welfare link account. Speaking to media, Odisha Social Security and Empowerment of Persons with Disabilities minister, Ashok Panda said, “The process of disbursement of assistance along with the announced ex-gratia of Rs 1,000 […]

Odisha Extends Madhu Babu Pension Benefits To Transgender Community

Bhubaneswar: The Odisha government has decided to include transgender community under its social welfare scheme- Madhu Babu Pension Yojana (MBPY). Chief Minister Naveen Patnaik has approved a proposal in this regard, informed Social Security and Empowerment of Persons with Disabilities (SSEPD) Minister Ashok Panda. In order to avail the benefit, transgenders will have to visit […]

No Pension Without Aadhaar Linkage From April 1, 2020

Bhubaneswar: From April 1, 2020 onwards, pensioners availing the benefits under the State-run Madhu Babu Pension Yojana and National Social Assistance Programme will no longer be able to draw their pension if their Aadhaar is not linked with the two-mentioned social welfare schemes. The State Department of Social Security & Empowerment of Persons with Disabilities […]

EPFO pension hike
Odisha govt distributing pension on party basis: BJP

Bhubaneswar: Following the direction of the Odisha government to complete the digitisation of Madhu Babu Pension Yojana (MBPY) beneficiaries on a war-footing, the BJP today alleged that the beneficiaries of different schemes in the State are being selected on party lines. “It may be the Madhu Babu Pension Yojana or the old age pension scheme, […]

Odisha Plans Pension For Poor Divorced Women

Bhubaneswar: Odisha government is contemplating to provide social security pension to poor women who are either divorced or facing proceedings for it in different courts, a minister said on Saturday. Women, with a gross annual income below Rs 40,000, will be entitled to get the assistance under the Madhu Babu Pension Yojana (MBPY), said Ashok […]

Number Of BPL People Has Come Down In Odisha: Minister

Bhubaneswar: The number of people below the poverty line (BPL) has come down in Odisha, state Planning and Convergence Minister Padmanabh Behera told the Assembly on Thursday. Replying to a question of BJP member Mohan Majhi, the minister said 2,21,60,000 people in the state were identified as below poverty line in 2004-2005 but that number […]

Odisha government hikes old-age pension

Bhubaneswar: The Odisha government on Saturday hiked the social security allowance under Madhu Babu Pension Yojana (MBPY). Chief Minister Naveen Patnaik made the announcement during a programme organised under the ‘Ama Gaon Ama Bikash’ campaign at the State Secretariat in Bhubaneswar today. As per the announcement which will come into effect from February 15, the […]

Opposition contends Odisha government's pension coverage claims

Bhubaneswar: Notwithstanding the State government’s claims that more than five lakh new beneficiaries have been included under the Madhu Babu Pension Yojana (MBPY) till date, Opposition parties today alleged that actual beneficiaries have been left out from the pension scheme. They further stated that the ruling-party activists are engaged in enrolling beneficiaries and allocating pension […]

Deogarh BDO held for graft

Deogarh: Boden police today arrested Dharanidhar Nayak, Block Development Officer (BDO) of Tileibani block in Odisha’s Deogarh district, on the charge of misappropriation of Rs 47 lakh under Madhu Babu Pension Yojana.