KanyaShree Yojana in West Bengal

West Bengal Chief Minister Mamata Banerjee has launched a girl child scholarship scheme called Kanyashree Yojna in Kolkata. Under this scheme, the government gives financial assistance of Rs 25,000 to the girl on arrival at the age of 18 years. The government provides an annual scholarship to the girl student till reaching the age of…

Khadya Sathi Scheme in West Bengal

West Bengal Chief Minister Mamata Banerjee has started the Food Partner Plan on January 27, 2016, to distribute grain on low subsidized prices in the state. Under the Food Partner Plan, the government has provided rice and wheat at a rate of Rs 2 per kg to 7 crores 49 lakh people. About 90% of…

Muktidhara scheme in West Bengal

West Bengal Chief Minister Mamata Banerjee has taken initiative for unemployment in rural areas and has made the holistic development of self-help groups with the help of a scheme named Muktiddhara Yojana. The Muktidhara project has been started to bring sustainability in earning a livelihood and to improve poverty through self-help groups and self-employment. The…

Green City Scheme in West Bengal

West Bengal Chief Minister Mamata Banerjee has launched Green City scheme for developed cities and villages in Kolkata. This scheme is starting Housing Infrastructure Development Corporation (HIDCO) and is already planning a new city in the form of a green city. Under this scheme, the government has planned to build bridges, parks and ponds and…

Utkarsh Bangla Scheme

The Utkarsh Bangla Scheme was started by the government of West Bengal (Ministry of Human Resource and Development) with the aim of providing vocational training to school dropouts. The scheme is a welfare related structure for school dropouts, in Kolkata. Under the following scheme, every youth will get specific training that may range from 400…