West Bengal Fishermen Old Age Pension Scheme

Submitted by shahrukh on Wed, 28/06/2023 - 18:03
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Highlights
  • The below mentioned benefits will be provided to Eligible Fishermen under West Bengal Fishermen Old Age Pension Scheme :-
    • Monthly Pension Rs. 1,000/- per Month will be Provided.
Customer Care
  • West Bengal Fisheries Department Helpline Number :- 033-23570077.
  • West Bengal Fisheries Department Helpdesk Email :- dsfisheries@gmail.com.
Overview of the Scheme
Name of Scheme West Bengal Fishermen Old Age Pension Scheme.
Benefits Monthly Pension of Rs. 1,000/- per Month.
Beneficiaries Old Aged Fishermen of West Bengal.
Nodal Department Department of Fisheries, Government of West Bengal.
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Mode of Apply Through West Bengal Fishermen Old Age Pension Scheme Application Form.

Introduction

  • Government of West Bengal started a welfare scheme for Fishermen of State.
  • The name of scheme is "West Bengal Fishermen Old Age Pension Scheme".
  • It is monetary assistance scheme in which West Bengal Government will provide financial assistance to those Fishermen who attained the age of seniority.
  • The main objective behind launching Fishermen Old Age Pension Scheme is to provide social security to Old Age Fishermen and secure their source of income.
  • Department of Fisheries is the nodal department of this scheme.
  • Government of West Bengal will provide monthly pension of Rs. 1,000/- per Month to all eligible Old Age Fishermen of West Bengal.
  • West Bengal Fishermen Old Age Pension Scheme is a sub scheme under Jai Bangla Scheme which is an umbrella scheme for all pension schemes of West Bengal.
  • All Fishermen who are 60 Years old or more are eligible to get monthly financial assistance as pension under this scheme.
  • Registration of Fishermen in Fisheries Department of West Bengal is must to avail the benefit of Fishermen Old Age Pension Scheme of West Bengal Government.
  • All Eligible Old Aged Fishermen Beneficiaries can avail the benefit of monthly old age pension by filling an Application Form of West Bengal Fishermen Old Age Pension Scheme.

Benefits of Scheme

  • The below mentioned benefits will be provided to Eligible Old Aged Fishermen under West Bengal Fishermen Old Age Pension Scheme :-
    • Monthly Pension of Rs. 1,000/- per Month will be Provided to Old Age Fishermen.

Eligibility Criteria

  • The following eligibility is required to be fulfilled to avail the benefit of monthly pension under Fishermen Old Age Pension Scheme :-
    • Applicant should be a Fishermen.
    • Fishermen should be a Permanent Resident of West Bengal OR,
    • Fishermen should be a Resident of West Bengal for 10 Years.
    • The Age of Fishermen should be 60 Years or Above.
    • Fishermen should not be a beneficiary of any other Pension Scheme.

Documents Required

  • The below mentioned documents is required at the time of applying for monthly pension under West Bengal Fishermen Old Age Pension Scheme :-
    • Residence Proof/ Domicile of West Bengal.
    • Voter Identity Card. (For Age Proof)
    • Passport Size Photograph.
    • Ration Card.
    • Aadhar Card.
    • Income Certificate.
    • Caste Certificate. (If Applicable)
    • Fishermen Registration Details.
    • Mobile Number.
    • Bank Account Details.

How to Apply

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

Important Links

Contact Details

  • West Bengal Fisheries Department Helpline Number :- 033-23570077.
  • West Bengal Fisheries Department Helpdesk Email :- dsfisheries@gmail.com.
  • Department of Fisheries, Government of West Bengal,
    Benfish Tower, 7th and 8th Floor,
    31-GN Block, Sector - V,
    Salt Lake, Kolkata - 700091.
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