The Odisha state government operates various types of schemes for the citizens of the state. The state government provides many financial benefits to the citizens through schemes. In 2008, the government introduced the Odisha Madhu Babu Pension Scheme for citizens above the age of 60 years, with a focus on disabled and elderly citizens. The registration process for the Odisha Madhu Babu Pension Scheme 2023 is currently underway.

Key Highlights of Odisha Madhu Babu Pension Yojana 2023

Scheme Name  Madhu Babu Pension Yojana (MBPY)
Related State  Odisha
Department related to the scheme Social Security and Empowerment of Persons with Disabilities Department
The objective of the scheme  to provide financial security to the elderly, widowed women and disabled citizens of the state.
Scheme official website
Year  2022-23

Objectives of Odisha Madhu Babu Pension Scheme (MBPY Objectives)

The government has been operating Madhu Babu Pension Yojana since the year 2008 with the aim of providing financial security to the destitute elderly, disabled citizens, and widow women of the state, including transgender community citizens. Under MBPY, the destitute citizens of the state receive financial assistance every month to ensure they do not face any financial problems in their livelihood.

Benefits and features of Odisha Madhu Babu Pension yojana

  1. All the eligible citizens of the state will be provided with financial assistance every month in the form of pension through Madhu Pension Yojana.
  2. Handicapped/disabled citizens as well as widow women will receive the benefits of the scheme, in addition to this.
  3. The applicant must register himself on the portal to take advantage of the scheme, enabling him to receive the monthly pension.
  4. Elderly eunuchs and women and men can apply in the scheme.
  5. Through the scheme, transgenders from 60 to 80 years will get Rs 500 per month.
  6. The government will give Rs 500 every month to elderly women and men whose age ranges from 60 to 80 years. Additionally, senior citizens above 80 years of age will receive 900 rupees every month.

Eligibility Conditions

  1. The applicant must be a citizen of the state of Odisha.
  2. The annual income of the person should not exceed 24 thousand.
  3. To take advantage of this scheme, the age of the applicant should not be less than 60 years.
  4. This scheme will consider all Divyangs above 5 years of age in the state, who are unable to do normal work due to physical and mental deformity, as eligible.
  5. The widow of BPL family of the state will be considered eligible in the scheme.
  6. Women whose age is more than 30 years and are unmarried will be able to take advantage of the scheme, provided their annual income does not exceed 24000.
  7. Widow women of BPL family will be considered eligible for the scheme.
  8. Leprosy patients of any age will be eligible to take advantage of the scheme.
  9. The scheme will consider citizens who are registered in State or District AIDS Control Society or AIDS Prevention Unit as eligible to take advantage of it.

Required Documents for Odisha Madhu Babu Pension scheme

  • Aadhar card
  • Native identity card
  • Caste certificate
  • Death certificate of husband of widow
  • Certificate of age
  • Disability Certificate (if you want to take advantage of Divyang Yojana)
  • Family income certificate
  • Passport size photograph of the applicant person
  • Mobile number of the applicant

Odisha Madhu Babu Pension Scheme 2023 Registration Process (online apply process for MBPY)

To take advantage of MBPY, you must first register yourself in the scheme. To apply for Madhu Babu Pension Yojana, follow the steps below:

1. Obtain the application form from the Gram Panchayat or Village Development Officer office if you are a resident of a rural area in your state.
2. If you reside in an urban area, obtain the application form from the municipality office.
3. Fill out the application form with the requested information and attach the necessary documents.
4. Submit the filled application form to the Nagar Panchayat, Gram Panchayat, or Village Development Officer office.
5. Your application form and documents will be reviewed to determine your eligibility for the pension.
6. Eligible beneficiaries will receive the pension amount on the 15th of every month through a camp in the village/city.

Question and answer related to Odisha Madhu Babu Pension Scheme 2023

What is the Odisha Madhu babu pension scheme?

The Government of Odisha launched Madhu Babu Pension Scheme by merging both the Old Age Pension Rules 1989 and Handicapped Pension Rules 1985 in the year 2008. This scheme will provide the benefit of pension to elderly citizens of the state, widowed women, disabled persons, unmarried women, and men of BPL families.

What is the official website of the Social Security and Empowerment of Persons with Disabilities Department?

The official website of the Department of Social Security and Empowerment of Persons with Disabilities Odisha is

How much pension is given to the beneficiaries in Madhu babu pension scheme? In Madhu Babu pension yojana, a pension of Rs 500 to 900 per month is provided to eligible citizens of the state.