The Government of Odisha in India had implemented various schemes initiatives for persons with disabilities (PwDs) to provide them with support, opportunities, and empowerment. One of the prominent schemes for PwDs in Odisha was the Madhu Babu Pension Yojana.

Madhu Babu Pension Yojana:

The Madhu Babu Pension Yojana (MBPY) is a social security pension scheme aimed at providing financial assistance to vulnerable groups, including persons with disabilities, in the state of Odisha. Under this scheme, eligible PwDs are provided a monthly pension to support their livelihood and meet basic needs.

Under this scheme, persons with disabilities are eligible to receive financial assistance in the form of a monthly pension. The amount varies based on the degree of disability.

Scholarship Schemes:

Odisha offers various scholarships to support the education of PwDs. These include the National Scholarship Scheme for Persons with Disabilities and the Post-Matric Scholarship Scheme.

Assistive Devices Distribution:

The government of Odisha provides assistive devices, such as hearing aids, wheelchairs, crutches, artificial limbs, and spectacles, to PwDs free of cost. This initiative aims to enhance their mobility and accessibility. Assistance to Disabled Persons for Purchase/Fitting of Aids and Appliances (ADIP): This central government scheme is implemented in Odisha to provide financial assistance for procuring aids and appliances like hearing aids, wheelchairs, prosthetic limbs, etc., to PwDs.

Employment and Skill Development:

The Odisha government promotes employment opportunities for PwDs through initiatives like the Special Recruitment Drive. It also provides skill development and vocational training programs to enhance their employability. It has various initiatives to promote inclusive education and skill development for PwDs. This includes providing scholarships, special schools, and vocational training programs.

Universal Identity Card:

Odisha issues Universal Identity Cards for persons with disabilities to facilitate easy access to various government schemes, benefits, and services.

Barrier-Free Environment, Awareness Programs and Rehabilitation Centers:

The government organizes awareness campaigns and runs rehabilitation centers to empower PwDs, enhance their skills, and facilitate their integration into mainstream society.

The government focuses on creating a barrier-free environment for PwDs by ensuring accessibility in public buildings, transport systems, and other infrastructure.

It’s important to note that these schemes and policies may have undergone changes or new programs might have been introduced since my last update. For the most up-to-date information, I recommend visiting the official website of the Department of Social Security and Empowerment of Persons with Disabilities, Government of Odisha.


The names, eligibility criteria, and benefits of the schemes might have been revised or new schemes may have been introduced since my last update. It is advisable to visit the official websites of the Odisha state government or relevant departments to get the most accurate and up-to-date information on the schemes available for persons with disabilities in Odisha. You can avail all these schemes by applying on this website-


Note That:-please note that the specific details and availability of schemes may have changed since then. It is always advisable to refer to the latest government sources or official websites for the most up-to-date information.