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Jajpur MLA Pranab Kumar DasReport by; Akshya Rout, Correspondent, Orissabarta

JAJPUR-  Jajpur MLA Pranab Kumar Das granted pensions under Madhubabu Pension Yojana to 229 persons and land patas to four persons under Mo Kudia programme of the state government in a meeting at Dasarathapur village on Monday.

Addressing the meeting Pranab Kumar Das stated that the Chief Minister Naveen Patnaik named the state pension scheme as "Madhu Babu Pension Yojana" and decided to provide pension to an additional three lakh people in the state . All the old , widows and handicapped persons will get Rs500 .00 each month under this scheme.

Accusing the Centre of depriving ten lakh families in Orissa of the benefits meant for the poor by insisting on listing BPL families in Orissa according , the state had announced a low cost housing scheme to cover all those denied houses under the central programme in 2008.

"Mo Kudia" (My Hut) scheme has been launched to provide houses to 10 lakh poor families who would be deprived of the benefits meant for families living below the poverty line in the state. All the landless persons of the district will get houses under Mo Kudia scheme within a year , said Das.

Dasarathpur block Chairman Sanjukta Mohanty and others were present in the meeting.