West Bengal Farmer Old Age Pension Scheme

Submitted by shahrukh on Wed, 28/06/2023 - 16:54
West Bengal CM
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Highlights
  • The following benefits will be provided to eligible farmer beneficiaries under West Bengal Farmer Old Age Pension Scheme :-
    • Monthly Pension Rs. 1,000/- per Month will be Provided to all Eligible Old Age Farmers.
Overview of the Scheme
Name of Scheme West Bengal Farmer Old Age Pension Scheme.
Benefits Pension of Rs. 1,000/- per Month.
Beneficiaries Old Age Farmers of West Bengal.
Nodal Department Department of Agriculture, Government of West Bengal.
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Mode of Apply Through West Bengal Farmer Old Age Pension Scheme Application Form.

Introduction

  • West Bengal Farmer Old Age Pension Scheme is the flagship scheme of West Bengal Government.
  • Farmers don't have any income source at their age of retirement nor they are able to do field work after certain age.
  • So the main objective behind launching Farmer Old Age Pension Scheme is to provide financial security to old age farmers and secure their monthly income.
  • Government of West Bengal will provide monthly pension of Rs. 1,000/- per Month to all eligible farmers of West Bengal.
  • West Bengal Farmer Old Age Pension Scheme is a sub scheme under Jai Bangla Scheme which is an umbrella scheme for all pension schemes of West Bengal.
  • Farmers whose age is 60 Years or more are eligible get pension under this scheme.
  • But there is an exception for Age for those farmers who are disabled.
  • Minimum Age required to get pension is 55 Years or more for Disabled Farmers.
  • Old Age Farmer should have less than 2 Acre of Land.
  • Farmer having more than 2 Acre of Land are not eligible to get monthly pension under West Bengal Farmer Old Age Pension Scheme.
  • All Eligible Beneficiaries can avail the benefit of monthly old age pension by filling an Application Form of West Bengal Farmer Old Age Pension Scheme.

Benefits of Scheme

  • The following benefits will be provided to eligible old aged farmer beneficiaries under West Bengal Farmer Old Age Pension Scheme :-
    • Monthly Pension Rs. 1,000/- will be provided to all Eligible Old Aged Farmers.

Eligibility Criteria

  • The below mentioned eligibility is needed to be fulfilled to avail the benefit of monthly pension under Farmer Old Age Pension Scheme :-
    • Applicant should be a Permanent Resident of West Bengal OR,
    • Applicant should be a Resident of West Bengal for 10 Years.
    • Applicant should be a Farmer.
    • Beneficiary Farmer should own less than 2 Acres of Land.
    • The Age of Farmer should be :-
      • 60 Years or More for General Category Farmer.
      • 55 Years or More for Disabled Farmer.
    • Farmer should not be a beneficiary of any other Pension Scheme.

Documents Required

  • The following documents is required to avail the benefit of monthly pension under West Bengal Farmer Old Age Pension Scheme :-
    • Residence Proof/ Domicile of West Bengal.
    • Passport Size Photograph.
    • Voter Identity Card. (For Age Proof)
    • Aadhar Card.
    • Ration Card.
    • Caste Certificate. (If Applicable)
    • Income Certificate.
    • Agriculture Land Details.
    • Bank Account Details.
    • Mobile Number.

How to Apply

  • Eligible Farmers can apply for monthly pension by filling Application Form of Farmer Old Age Pension Scheme.
  • Farmer Old Age Pension Scheme Application Form is available free of cost at the below mentioned offices :-
    • Block Development Officer Office.
    • Sub Divisional Officer Office.
    • Kolkata Municipal Commissioner Office.
  • Take the Application Form of Farmer Old Age Pension Scheme and fill it correctly.
  • Attach all the documents with the Application Form.
  • Submit the Application Form of Farmer Old Age Pension Scheme along with all the documents in the same office from where it was collected.
  • Application Form and Documents will be verified by the officials of Department of Agriculture.
  • After verification, pension amount of Rs. 1,000/- per Month under West Bengal Farmer Old Age Pension Scheme will be transferred in the bank account of beneficiary.

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