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Dakshin Dinajpur

Notable projects of the department:

Indira Gandhi National Old Age Allowance Scheme: –

Who will get it? => All men and women over the age of 60 in families living below the poverty line.

What will you get? => 400 rupees per month till the age of 69 years and 1,000 rupees per month if 60 years or more.

At present 26,902 people are getting this allowance

Indira Gandhi National Widow Allowance Scheme: –

Who will get it? => All widows in the age group of 40-69 years of the family living below the poverty line.

What will you get? => 600 rupees per month till the age of 69 years and 1,000 rupees per month if 60 years or more.

At present 13,37 people are getting this allowance

Indira Gandhi National Disability Allowance Scheme: –

Who will get it? => Disabled men and women aged 18-69 years in families living below the poverty line with a disability of 60% or more.

What will you get? => 600 rupees per month till the age of 69 years and 1,000 rupees per month if 60 years or more.

At present 564 people are getting this allowance

National Family Assistance Project:

If the main breadwinner of a family living below the poverty line dies between the ages of 18-59, his family is given a lump sum of Rs 40,000.

Sabujshree: (A tree born, dreaming of protecting green)

Provide a mahogany tree, fertilizer and certificate to the parents of the newborn baby.

So far, a total of 69,489 people have benefited from this project.

Compassion: (Compassion, cooperation, financial support)

In case of death of a member of a poor family, a lump sum of Rs. 2,000 (two thousand) will be paid to his nearest member or next of kin for his funeral.