Odisha Extends Madhu Babu Pension Benefits To Transgender Community

  • The Odisha government has decided to include transgender community under its social welfare scheme- Madhu Babu Pension Yojana (MBPY).
  • In order to avail the benefit, transgenders will have to visit the official website of MBPY and apply for the pension in the given form.
  • Pension ranging from Rs 500 to Rs 900 will be provided to them in accordance with their age group.
  • The CM has also ordered to provide additional Rs 1000 Covid financial assistance to Madhu Babu pensioners.
  • The Madhu Babu Pension Yojana (MBPY) is a pension scheme introduced in the Indian State of Odisha with the objective of providing financial assistance to the destitute elderly and destitute differently-abled persons in the state. The chief minister of Odisha launched the Madhu Babu pension scheme by merging the two pension schemes, i.e., name, Revised Old Age Pension Rules, 1989, and Disability Pension Rules, 1985.

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