Odisha Women To Receive Pension During Divorce Proceedings


Bhubaneswar: The state government will pay a pension to women undergoing divorce proceedings.

The pension will be given to women with a gross annual income of less than Rs 40,000, Minister for Social Security and Empowerment of Persons with Disabilities, Ashok Chandra Panda, said on Saturday.

“To be eligible, a woman will have to deposit the papers relating to her divorce case as proof,” the minister added.

He informed that the pension will be provided under Madhu Babu Pension Yojana.

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