GOVERNMENT SUPPORT FOR RENDERING MARKETING ASSISTANCE TO THE HANDICRAFTS UNIT AND PENSION SCHEME FOR OLD AGE ARTISAN
Artisans of this district will avail the benefit of marketing facilities in the State Handicrafts Expo. at Kolkata & Siliguri and will enjoy the free stall and D.A. @ Rs. 75.00 per artisan. Artisans may also attend the district level Fairs and Delhi Hat, Santiniketan Mella, Assansol Mella, Refuges & Rehabilitation fair et
PENSION SCHEME FPR OLD AGE ARTISANS :
Old age pension scheme for handicrafts and village industries artisans under Cottage & Small Scale Industries, West Bengal.
Criteria - 1. Pension amount - Rs. 400.00 per month.
2. Age - 60 Years.
3. Experience - 10 years experience as handicraft and village industry's
4. No source of income and non to help him. Minimum 10 years residence in West
5. Beggar will not be entitled.
The pensioners will get the benefit as a pensioners after approval his/her prayer from Panchayet Samity and Zilla Parishad, Hooghly General Manager, D.I.C., Hooghly.