eLabharthi Bihar – Check Payment Status and Pension Details


e Labharthi is a scheme launched by the Government of Bihar that aims to provide monetary support through pensions to widowed, disabled, and old citizens. The benefits offered include the Vidhwa Pension, the Viklangta Pension, and the Vridhavastha Pension. The Vidhwa Pension aims to benefit the widows below the poverty line citizens aged between 45 to 59. The Viklangta Pension, also known as the Bihar State Disability Pension Scheme, aims to provide monetary aid to citizens with disabilities not listed in IGNDPS. Finally, the Vridhavastha Pension seeks to benefit senior citizens not availing of any government subsidies aged 60 and above. 

In this article, read about eLabharthi Bihar, including the benefits, services offered, and pension payment status. 

Why is e Labharthi Needed?

Since the authorities launched the e Labharthi online portal, information about the e-Labharthi schemes has been widely accessible. Since there has been a paradigm shift concealisation, having an online portal has been made iter for consumers to check the status of their applications, payment status, and payment history. Any updates regarding demographic details can also be addressed through this portal. Furthermore, users need not visit any Government offices for any queries. They can simply log in to their dashboard from their accessible devices. 

Benefits of eLabharthi Portal 

The introduction of the e Labharthi portal has immensely benefitted the beneficiaries in terms of convenience. Some of the benefits of the eLabharthi Portal are as follows:-

  • The e Labharthi portal has increased convenience by enabling users to check their statuses online and not by paying a direct visit to the agencies or government offices in person. This has saved potential time and effort required on the part of consumers.
  • Pensioners can now access the online eLabharthi portal via mobile devices and PCs from their homes. 
  • All the information and updates pertaining to schemes of disability pension, old-age pensions, and widow pensions are readily available on the eLabharthi Government portal.  
  • Consumers have the provision to put forth their queries via this government-issued portal. There is multiple helpline numbers setups which is offered to the users for their pension-related queries. 
  • The method of attaching your cell phone number to your Aadhaar number will also be made available on the beneficiary site, which individuals can use without visiting a different office. Aadhaar and KYC documents linking have been enabled in the portal. This can benefit the users in terms of payment clearance, quality assurance, and doubt addressal. 
  • The Government of Bihar has also pushed for a mandate in terms of KYC authentication for consumers to get more benefits from the schemes. 
  • Users can track the progress of their application, payments, and other related searches. 

Services Offered On eLabharthi Bihar Portal

There are quite a few services that users can access by entering the eLabharthi Bihar Portal online. These services offered can be tracked anytime, anywhere. Here is a list of features that an eLabharthi Pension consumer can access.

  • eLabharthi PMFS report for all the pensioners. 
  • Applicants can get their KYC done from the online eLabharthi portal. 
  • Verification and statuses of the applicants can be tracked.
  • Reports pertaining to digital signature
  • Check whether you are eligible for availing eLabharthi schemes.
  • Check beneficiaries’ payment reports, including payment history, status, and list.
  • Access to mobile applications and other related data charts
  • KYC status reports
  • Life Certificate status and updates.
  • Jeevan Pramaan List (Finger ARIS)

List of different eLabharthi Bihar Pension Schemes

Some of the significant eLabharthi Bihar Pension schemes include Bihar State Disabled Pension Scheme, Indira Gandhi Disabled Pension scheme, Indira Gandhi Old Age Pension Scheme, Indira Gandhi Widow Pension Scheme, and Laxmi Bai Social Security Scheme.

Vidhwa Pension 

Also known as the Indira Gandhi Widow Pension scheme, Vidhwa Pension centrally aims to benefit widowed citizens residing in Bihar. There are some pre-requisite parameters that they will be required to adhere to. These eligibility criteria are as follows:-

  • Beneficiaries are required to be within the age range of 40 to 59. 
  • Another requirement includes the applicant to necessarily lie within the bounds of the below poverty line. This parameter has been based on the guidelines constructed under the Laxmi Bai Social Security Scheme. 

Furthermore, the Vidhwa Pension scheme merely covers widows aged between 40 to 59 who fall under the Below Poverty Line. The State Government of Bihar has also launched Laxmi Bai Pension Yojana for widows that are 18 years and above and whose family income lies below the threshold of INR 60,000 annually. 

Viklangta Pension 

Another great scheme forwarded by the Bihar Government is the Viklangta Pension scheme. Also known as the Indira Gandhi Disabled Pension Scheme, this subsidy was constructed for the disabled during the financial year 2009-10. The programme was initiated as a part of the National Social Assistance Programme, which the Central Government financed. This scheme also adheres to some parameters as well. If the consumer is already receiving any state-funded social assistance pensions, then they may not be allowed to avail themselves of the Viklangta Pension scheme. 

The major features of the Viklangta Pension scheme include the availability of INR 300 per month to the consumer. The scheme is also known by the name Bihar State Disability Pension Scheme and offers benefits to disabled individuals domiciled in the state of Bihar who are not availing of any benefits under the Indira Gandhi Disabled Pension Scheme. 

Other than the parameters mentioned above, the eligibility criteria for availing of Viklangta Pension are as follows:

  • There has to be documentation of disability, mentioning a minimum of 40% disability on top of being disabled. 
  • Age is no bar to availing of the Viklangta Pension benefits.
  • Other than age, the consumer’s income also is not specified to avail of the scheme. 
  • It is a necessary condition that the applicant should be a Bihar domicile. This means they should have resided in Bihar for at least ten years before making a request. 

Vridhavastha Pension 

Also known as the Indira Gandhi National Old Age Pension Scheme, the Vridhavastha pension policy was announced in Bihar in 1995 and facilitated later under the National Social Assistance Programme in 2007. At this point, the scheme was renamed Indira Gandhi National Old Age Pension Scheme. It is strictly initiated for senior citizens aged 60 years or above. Furthermore, Mukhyamantri Vridhjan Pension Scheme, which the Bihar Government introduced in 2019, was aimed at senior citizens above the age of 60 who are not receiving any retirement or old age benefits such as pensions. 

Elabharthi Bihar : Login Process

Logging into your e-Labharthi dashboard can be done in three ways. Firstly, users who want to log in to their eLabharthi portal for block, district, and department. Secondly, two links are provided for users with CSC login details. 

Below has been explained the detailed eLabharthi login process:

  • Head over to the official website of eLabharthi Bihar Portal.
  • At the bottom of the interface, you can choose from three options. 
  • Choose your preference, and you will be redirected to a new window. 
  • Users who choose the first link will be redirected to the eLabharthi portal, where they can find the login option in the interface on the top right. Also, there are separate logins for the helpdesk, headquarters, district/block, block operator, and CSC. Choose the one applicable to you and provide your login details. 
  • Those who have chosen the other two options, i.e. the CSC login will be redirected to the Digital Seva Connect portal. Provide your login credentials and access your dashboard.

How to Check the Pension Approval Status

The below-mentioned procedure can assist you if you want to check your eLabharthi Pension Approval Status.

  • Head over to the official website of eLabharthi.
  • Select the first link available at the bottom of the interface.
  • You will be redirected to a new window. 
  • From the top menu, hover over to the Payment Report and click on the Beneficiary Status. 
  • Enter in the district, block, beneficiary ID or account number. You will be able to access the status of your pension application therein. 

How to Check the Pension Payment Status?

Checking on the eLabharthi pension payment status is very straightforward. Follow the steps mentioned below to access your status online.

  • Go to the official website of eLabharthi and select the first login channel available on the bottom left of the page.
  • You will be redirected to another window where you can select the eLabharthi pension payment status under the beneficiary status from the payment report section. 
  • Enter in the district, block, beneficiary ID or account number. You will be able to access the status of your pension payment. 

How to Check the Status of a Life Certificate

You can now check the status of a Life Certificate by following the steps mentioned below:

  • Head over to the eLabharthi Bihar’s official website
  • You must access the first link at the interface’s bottom. 
  • You will be redirected to a new window wherefrom you can access some of the essential links towards the bottom of the page. 
  • Navigate to the option of checking the “Jeevan Praman Patr” or the Life Certificate and click on the link. 
  • You can access the details of your eLabharthi Life Certificate by entering the District, Block, Beneficiary ID/Account Number/Aadhaar Number. 

How to Download the eLabharthi Bihar Portal Mobile app?

An added advantage for accessing the benefits of the online e Labharthi portal is downloading the mobile application. There are quite a few ways in which you can do so. The straightforward way is to access the app store from your mobile phone and search “Pension e Labharthi Bihar”. Furthermore, users also have the provision to download the eLabharthi Bihar Portal mobile application from the official website. The steps given below explain the procedure to do the same. 

  • Go to the official website of e Labharthi Bihar.
  • Navigate to the “e Labharthi Link 1” at the interface’s bottom. 
  • You will be redirected to another page. 
  • From the main menu, locate the “Download” option. 
  • Upon hovering over the same, you can see the “Mobile App” option.
  • Click on it, and an auto download will be initiated. 
  • An APK file will be saved on your device. 

Elabharthi Bihar portal: Helpline number and Contact Details

If Bihar state retirees have difficulty with their pension services, they can contact the eLabharthi Bihar helpline at the following number or even drop an email on their official ID:

Toll-Free Helpline Number E-mail Address
1800 345 6262 elabharthihelp2@gmail.com
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