West Bengal Lok Prasar Prakalpa 

West Bengal’s premier scheme “Lokprasar Prakalpo Scheme” provides social security and a steady source of income for Bengali folk performers. The nodal department is the West Bengal government’s Department of Information and Cultural Affairs. All folk artists between the ages of 18 and 60 will receive financial assistance or retainer fees of Rs. 1,000.  Likewise, all folk artists who reach the age of 60 would receive financial assistance in the form of a pension of Rs. 1,000/-per month.

Purpose of the WB Lok Prasar Prakalpa Scheme

- The Lok Prasar Prakalpa Scheme’s primary goal is to give West Bengali folk musicians social security and a steady source of income. – The folk artists of 18 years to 60 years age will get a monthly stipend of ₹1000/-. – And, folk artists above 60 years of age will get a monthly pension of 1000 rupees. – Actively Performing Folk Artists will receive a performance fee of Rs. 1,000/-per program.

Eligibility Criteria for Applying the Scheme

– The applicant should be a permanent resident of West Bengal or have lived here for the past 10 years. – The applicant should be a registered Folk Artist. – The minimum age of the folk artist should be 18 years.

West Bengal Lok Prasar Prakalpa Applicaiton Form

Download the application form from the official site and take a printout of it.

Apply for the West Bengal Lok Prasar Prakalpa Scheme

– Fill up the application form, and attach the required documents. – Then, please submit it to the following office where you got the application form. – The Department of Information & Cultural Affairs officials will check your application and the documents. – After successful verification, the beneficiaries will get monthly financial assistance to their bank account.

Required Documents for the 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.

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