WB Krishak Bandhu Yojana Assured Income and Death Benefit Details

WB Krishak Bandhu Yojana Online Details

  1. Krishak Bandhu Yojana Details
  2. Eligibility for WB Krishak Bandhu Yojana
  3. Benefits of WB Krishak Bandhu Yojana
  4. Krishak Bandhu (Assured Income) Yojana
  5. Krishak Bandhu (Death Benefit) Yojana
  6. Application for WB Krishak Bandhu Yojana

Krishak Bandhu Yojana was launched by Mamata Banerjee in Government of West Bengal. Krishak Bandhu Yojana will be supervised by the West Bengal Agriculture Department to give benefits of this scheme to over 72 lakh farmers. This scheme will be implemented in 2019 and the registration will commerce from February 2019. WB Government noted that there are about 96% of the farmers who are having small and marginal farm land holdings and are facing with inadequate to the farm credit.

The Government of WB had noticed that the agriculture is the largest sector of economy and about two-third of the West Bengal state is directly or indirectly depend on the agriculture for livelihood and on death of the farmer who is the main earning member of the family is put to extreme financial distress. So, They are taking major steps to provide with the social security so that the family of the farmer is not put to distress in the event of the death of the farmer. In order to give financial support to the families of farmers and also to give financial help to grow their agriculture the state government is giving Benefits to the Farmers of the state with a scheme Krishak Bandhu Yojana.

Krishak Bandhu Yojana Details

Krishak Bandhu Yojana of WB state is implemented with 2 components

1.Krishak Bandhu (Assured Income) Scheme in which every farmer including recorded Bhagchasi (Share Croper) will be eligible to get financial support of

  • Rs. 5000/-  for up to 1 acre of land per year. The financial support will be paid in two installments once for Kharif season and other for Rabi season crops.
  • On Pro-rate basis for land less than 1 acre to a minimum of Rs. 1000/- .

2. Krishak Bandhu (Death Benefit) Scheme under which, in the event of any type of death including natural death of a farmer/ Bhagchasi (share cropper) in the age group of 18-60 years, the nominee/family member of the deceased will get a one time grant of Rs. 2,00,000/- Rupees.

Eligibility for WB Krishak Bandhu Yojana

  • All the Farmers  recorded in  Bhagchasi (Share Croper) and having available documents with them are eligible for financial support under the Krishak Bandhu (Assured Income) Scheme.
  • The eligible family member of the deceased farmer including recorded Bhagchasi (Share Croper) should be in the age group of 18 years to 60 years irrespective of the member monthly income will be eligible for coverage under the Krishak Bandhu (Death Benefit) Scheme.

Benefits of WB Krishak Bandhu Yojana

  • Through Krishak Bandhu (Assured Income) Yojana a farmer including recorded Bhagchasi (Share Croper) will get an annual financial support of maximum Rs.5000/- up to 1 acre land per year.
  • A minimum of Rs.1000/- will be given to the farmer including recorded Bhagchasi (Share Croper) for less than 1 acre of land on pro-rate basis.
  • The nominee/family member of the deceased will get a one time grant of Rs. 2,00,000/- Rupees under Krishak Bandhu (Death Benefit) Scheme.

Krishak Bandhu Yojana Details

Krishak Bandhu (Assured Income) Yojana

The financial support of Krishak Bandhu (Assured Income) Scheme will be payable in two installments the 1st installment in June for Kharif season crops and 2nd in November for Rabi season crops. Payment for current Rabi/Kharif crops will be made from 1st February 2019. The amount will be disbursed to the farmers through cheques or bank transfer by the West Bengal State Cooperative Bank (WBSCB) and District Central Cooperative Banks (DCCBs).

Krishak Bandhu (Death Benefit) Yojana

Under the Krishak Bandhu (Death Benefit) Scheme, in the event of the death of farmer including recorded Bhagchasi (Share Croper) in the age group of 18-60 years, the eligible member of the family of the deceased will get a one-time grant of Rs. 2,00,000/- (Rupees Two Lakh) only. The death benefit scheme is effective from 1st January 2019.

Application for WB Krishak Bandhu Yojana

Both the Krishak Bandhu (Death Benefit) Yojana and Krishak Bandhu (Assured Income) Yojana have two different Registration platforms. The Government is shortly going to launch a official website for taking Registrations from the eligible farmers along with the required documents. So, Stay tuned with us for more details for Online application Procedure for Krishak Bandhu Yojana.

 

 

 

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