Government of Odisha official declare that transgenders are to be included under Madhu Babu Pension Scheme Transgenders to get pension.
Madhu Babu Pension Yojana is a social security scheme that was launched by the Government of Odisha for providing financial assistance. Under Pension Scheme, around 5,000 transgenders are to receive Rs 500, Rs 700 and Rs 900 pension once a month. The women currently fighting in divorce cases are also benifitted Under Pension Scheme.
About the scheme
Data Published by Odisha Government, Around 48 lakhs (4.8 million) people are already being benefiting from the Madhu Babu Scheme.
Madhu Babu Pension Yojana
Madhu Babu Pension Yojana was launched in 2008 by the Government of Odisha for Odisha citizens. Old Age Pension Rules, 1989 and Disability Pension Rules, 1985 schemes merger in Madhu Babu Pension Yojana. Pension Yojana includes persons with disabilities, widows and now transgenders have been included officially by Odisha Government.
Madhu Babu Pension Scheme Transgenders to get pension