West Bengal Lok Prasar Prakalpa Scheme

Submitted by shahrukh on Fri, 30/06/2023 - 16:39
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West Bengal Lok Prasar Prakalpa Scheme Logo.
Highlights
  • The following financial assistance will be provided to Eligible Folk Artists under West Bengal Lok Prasar Prakalpa Scheme :-
    • Stipend of Rs. 1,000/- per Month to Folk Artist. (Age should be between 18 Years to 60 Years)
    • Monthly Pension of Rs. 1,000/- per Month to Folk Artist. (Age should be 60 Years or Above)
    • Performance Fee of Rs. 1,000/- per Program to Actively Performing Folk Artist.
Overview of the Scheme
Name of Scheme West Bengal Lok Prasar Prakalpa Scheme.
Benefits Pension of Rs. 1,000/- per Month.
Beneficiaries Registered Folk Artists of West Bengal.
Nodal Department Department of Information and Cultural Affairs, West Bengal.
Official Portal West Bengal Lok Prasar Prakalpa Scheme Portal.
Subscription Subscribe Here to Get Updates Regarding Scheme.
Mode of Apply Through West Bengal Lok Prasar Prakalpa Scheme Application Form.

Introduction

  • Lok Prasar Prakalpa is the flagship scheme of West Bengal Government.
  • This scheme also known by other name called "Lokprasar Prakalpo Scheme" or "Lokprasar Prakalpa Scheme".
  • The main objective behind starting Lok Prasar Prakalpa Scheme is to provide social security and an fixed income source to folk artists of West Bengal.
  • Department of Information and Cultural Affairs of West Bengal Government is the nodal department of this scheme.
  • Government of West Bengal will provide financial assistance to registered folk artist of West Bengal.
  • This financial assistance under Lok Prasar Prakalpa Scheme will be provided to every age group folk artist but under different tabs.
  • Financial Assistance/ Retainer Fees of Rs. 1,000/- per month will be provided to all folk artist having age between 18 Years to 60 Years.
  • Likewise Financial Assistance as a Pension of Rs. 1,000/- per Month will be provided to all those folk artist who attained the age of 60 Years.
  • Performance Fees of Rs. 1,000/- per Program will be provided to every actively performing folk artists.
  • Only Registered Folk Artists are eligible to avail the benefit of financial assistance and monthly old age pension under Lok Prasar Prakalpa Scheme.
  • Eligible Folk Artist can apply for financial assistance by filling the Application Form of West Bengal Lok Prasar Prakalpa Scheme.

Benefits of Scheme

  • The following financial assistance will be provided to all Eligible Folk Artists under West Bengal Lok Prasar Prakalpa Scheme :-
    • Stipend of Rs. 1,000/- per Month to Folk Artist. (Age should be between 18 Years to 60 Years)
    • Monthly Pension of Rs. 1,000/- per Month to Folk Artist. (Age should be 60 Years or More)
    • Performance Fee of Rs. 1,000/- per Program to Actively Performing Folk Artist.

Eligibility Criteria

  • The below mentioned eligibility conditions is required to fulfilled in order to avail the benefit of financial assistance under Lok Prasar Prakalpa Scheme :-
    • Applicant should be a Permanent Resident of West Bengal OR,
    • Applicant should be a Resident of West Bengal for Minimum 10 Years.
    • Applicant should be a Folk Artist.
    • The Age of Folk Artist should be :-
      • 18 Year to 60 Years for Monthly Stipend.
      • 60 Years or Above for Monthly Old Age Pension.
    • Applicant should be a Registered Folk Artist.

Documents Required

  • The following documents is required at the time of applying for the benefit of West Bengal Lok Prasar Prakalpa Scheme :-
    • Domicile or Residence Proof of West Bengal.
    • Ration Card.
    • Aadhar Card.
    • Voter Identity Card for Age Proof.
    • Income Certificate.
    • Folk Artist Registration Number.
    • Passport Size Photograph.
    • Caste Certificate. (If Applicable)
    • Mobile Number.
    • Bank Account Details.

How to Apply

  • Eligible Folk Artists can apply for monthly financial assistance by filling Application Form of Lok Prasar Prakalpa Scheme.
  • Lok Prasar Prakalpa Scheme Application Form is available free of cost at the any of the below mentioned offices :-
    • Office of the Block Development Officer.
    • Office of the Sub Divisional Officer.
    • Office of the Kolkata Municipal Commissioner.
  • Collect the Application Form of Lok Prasar Prakalpa Scheme and fill it correctly.
  • Attach all the required documents with the Application Form.
  • Submit the Application Form of Lok Prasar Prakalpa 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 Information & Cultural Affairs.
  • After due verification, financial assistance of Rs. 1,000/- per Month under West Bengal Lok Prasar Prakalpa Scheme will be transferred in the bank account of Eligible Folk Artists.

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