The government of Bihar launched a major digital project called the State Social Protection Mission Information System (SSPMIS) to organize and oversee the state's several social security pension programs.

SSPMIS provides beneficiaries with a complete system to file grievances, monitor the status of their applications, verify payment data, and apply for pensions.

An extensive summary of SSPMIS is given below, with special attention to its key features, the pension plans it covers, eligibility requirements, application procedure, and advantages.

Pension Schemes covered under SSPMIS

On the SSPMIS Bihar portal, several social security pension schemes are available. You can see the table below:

Scheme Type Scheme Name Details
Widow Pension Indira Gandhi Widow Pension (Central Govt.) - For widows aged 40-79 years from households below the poverty line.
Laxmi Bai Social Security Pension (Bihar Govt.) - For widows above 18 years with an annual family income below Rs. 60,000.
Disability Pension Indira Gandhi Disability Pension (Central Govt.) - For applicants not receiving state social security pension. Rs. 400/- per month.
Bihar State Disability Pension (Bihar Govt.) - For persons with a minimum 40% disability. No age or income limit. Resident for at least 10 years.
Old Age Pension Indira Gandhi National Old Age Pension Scheme (Central Govt.) - For persons aged 60 years or above.
Mukhyamantri Vridhjan Pension Yojna (State Govt.) - For persons aged 60 years or above. Monthly pension: Rs. 400 (60+ years), Rs. 500 (80+ years). EPIC and Aadhar Card mandatory.

Mukhyamantri Vridhjan Pension Yojna (MVPY)

This state-run scheme aims to empower the elderly (60 years and above) by providing a monthly pension. It recognizes the challenges faced by senior citizens in maintaining their financial independence and strives to alleviate their economic burden.

Eligibility Benefits Documents Required
Permanent resident of Bihar. Monthly pension of ₹400 for individuals aged 60-79 years. Aadhaar Card
Aged 60 years or above. Monthly pension of ₹500 for individuals aged 80 years and above. Voter ID card
Below the poverty line (BPL). Bank account details with DBT consent
Not a retired government employee.
Not receiving any other government or family pension.

Application Process

To apply for the Mukhyamantri Vriddhjan Pension Yojna (MVPY) in Bihar, just follow these steps:

SSPMIS Bihar Portal
  • Step 3: Next, fill in the required details, including your name, date of birth, address, Aadhaar, EPIC No and mobile number.
  • Step 4: Click on the Validate Aadhaar button below and complete Aadhaar verification by entering your Aadhaar number and OTP (One-Time Password) sent to your registered mobile number.
MVPY Registration Form
  • Step 5: Now Click on the proceed button.
  • Step 6: Carefully fill out the application form, providing accurate personal details, contact information, and bank account information. Ensure that the information provided matches your supporting documents.
  • Step 8: Scan and upload all the required documents as per the scheme's guidelines. This typically includes:
    • Aadhaar Card
    • Age Proof (Birth Certificate, Voter ID, etc.)
    • Residence Proof
    • Income Certificate (if applicable)
    • Bank Account Details
    • Passport-sized photograph
  • Step 9: Review all the entered details and uploaded documents carefully. Once satisfied, click on the "Submit" button to finalize your application.

MVPY Application Status

MVPY Application Status

Enter the captcha and click on "Application Status" to check the status of your application.

Laxmi Bai Social Security Pension Yojana

This state-specific scheme complements the IGNWPS by extending financial support to all widows above 18 years, regardless of their age, provided their annual family income remains below ₹60,000.

Benefits Eligibility
Financial Assistance of Rs. 300/- per month. Widow woman must be a resident of Bihar.
The woman should be a widow.
The woman should be living below the poverty line.
The annual income of the woman's family should be Rs. 60,000/- or less.
The age of the woman should be 18 years or more.

Bihar State Disability Pension Scheme

This scheme caters to those individuals with disabilities who are not covered under the IGNDPS. By offering a monthly pension, it aims to enhance the quality of life for individuals with disabilities and help them meet their daily needs.

  • Eligibility:
    • Disability: Physically disabled with a minimum of 40% disability certificate.
    • Age: No minimum or maximum age limit.
    • Income: No upper limit on annual income.
    • Residency: Resident of the State for at least the past 10 years.
  • Benefits: 400 /- per month is paid to applicants.
You can apply for all these schemes at your nearest CSC center.

Offline Application For Pension Schemes

  • Step 1: Go to the nearest Common Service Center (CSC) or Block Office.
  • Step 2: Inform the official at the CSC or Block Office that you wish to apply for a specific pension scheme.
  • Step 3: The official will provide you with the application form and assist you in filling it out correctly.
  • Step 4: Submit the filled form along with the required documents (as mentioned in the online application process above) to the official.
Note: The application process can vary slightly depending on the specific pension scheme you are applying for.

Check Application and Payment Status

To check the status of your pension application or view payment details under any of the social security pension schemes offered through SSPMIS Bihar, you can follow the simple steps outlined below:

Search Beneficiary Status SSPMIS Bihar
  • Step 3: Choose District, block and Select the relevant search option for checking the status. You can search by:
    • Beneficiary ID
    • Account Number
    • Aadhaar Number, or others
Search SSPMIS Beneficiary
  • Step 4: Fill in the required details based on your chosen search criteria.
  • Step 5: Enter the captcha code displayed on the screen for verification.
  • Step 6: Click on the "Search" button to view your application or payment status.

eLabharthi Bihar Payment Status

You can check the beneficiary payment status through the eLabharthi Bihar Portal - Visit the direct link here, select the financial year, enter your beneficiary ID, account number, or Aadhaar number, and click the search button.

eLabharthi Bihar Portal

View Scheme-wise Reports

Applicants can obtain full reports on the progress and payment of different pension plans via the SSPMIS portal. Beneficiaries and authorities can monitor the execution of these programs with this feature, which offers transparency.

On the SSPMIS portal, follow these instructions to view scheme-specific reports:

  • Step 1: Visit the official SSPMIS website
  • Step 2: On the homepage, click on the "Report" tab in the main menu.
  • Step 3: From the dropdown menu, select "Scheme wise Report".
Reports Menu on sspmis bihar portal
  • Step 4: Next select the specific pension scheme you want to view the report for (e.g., Mukhyamantri Vridhjan Pension Yojana, Indira Gandhi National Old Age Pension Scheme, etc.) from the dropdown menu.
  • Step 5: The report of the specific scheme will be displayed.

SSPMIS Bihar Overview

SSPMIS Software Application is a web-based solution for identifying and managing beneficiaries based on the future needs of the State Society for Ultra Poor and Social Welfare (SSUPSW) under the Department of Social Welfare, Government of Bihar.

It aims to provide a better platform for beneficiary identification, management, and monitoring, ensuring effective and transparent implementation of social security systems.

Core Objectives, Key Features and Benefits

Core Objectives Key Features Benefits
- Address the goals of the Social Welfare Department. - Centralized architecture with servers at Apna Ghar, 2nd Floor, Patna. - Direct benefit transfer to beneficiaries, eliminating middlemen.
- Provide high-quality data and services to the Department of Social Welfare (DoSW). - Bihar Social Security Pension Grievance Redress System to handle public grievances. - Linking beneficiary data with external systems (BPL list, socio-economic caste census, biometric identification).
- Helpdesk-cum-Call Centre established for support with a toll-free number "18003456262" for grievance lodging and assistance. - Facilitating new bank account openings where needed.
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