Duare Sarkar
West Bengal  /  Published 22.12.20

Rs 8,700cr benefits at door

The Mamata Banerjee government has released Rs 8,700 crore to extend benefits to common people under various schemes after 1.12 crore people visited 20,000-odd camps set up under the Duare Sarkar &mda...
By Pranesh Sarkar in Calcutta

Calcutta  /  Published 11.12.20

First phase of Duare Sarkar ends

The first round of Duare Sarkar programmes ended in Salt Lake with the last couple of camps happening on Thursday in Ward 34 at the IB Block ward office and in Ward 40 opposite the Bidhannagar Sub-div...
By Our Bureau in Salt Lake

West Bengal  /  Published 10.12.20

Bengal govt at homes of transgenders

The recent visit of Gulshan Biwi, a 65-year-old transgender, to the state government’s Duare Sarkar (government-on-doorstep) camp at Birbhum’s Rampurhat laid bare a harsh reality — t...
By Snehamoy Chakraborty in Rampurhat

West Bengal  /  Published 09.12.20

Duare Sarkar camps on prison doorstep

The Bengal government has asked all district magistrates to organise Duare Sarkar camps at correctional homes in the state with thrust on enrolling prisoners in the health insurance scheme of Swasthya...
By Snehamoy Chakraborty in Suri

West Bengal  /  Published 05.12.20

Duare Sarkar steps up to reduce crowds at camps

The Bengal government has taken the ongoing Duare Sarkar programme literally on the doorsteps of beneficiaries in many south Bengal districts through grassroots workers to reduce crowding at camps in ...
By Snehamoy Chakraborty in Suri


Calcutta  /  Published 02.12.20

What govt-on-doorstep heard

Other schemes include Rupashree (a one-time grant of Rs 25,000 to poor families during their daughter’s marriage), Jai Johar (for betterment of STs), Taposili Bandhu (pension scheme for SCs) and...
By Snehal Sengupta in Salt Lake

West Bengal  /  Published 02.12.20

Tumpa touched by first contact with sarkar

Four Santiniketan residents who interacted with Soumitra Chatterjee in the Tagore town that was the late thespian’s favourite weekend getaway remembered him at “Soumitra and Santiniketan&r...
By Snehamoy Chakraborty in Bolpur(Birbhum)

West Bengal  /  Published 02.12.20

Protest at deprival of state schemes

Over 100 villagers walked up to the Malda district magistrate’s office on Tuesday and held a demonstration against allegedly depriving them of benefits of state government schemes for years. Th...
By Soumya De Sarkar in Malda

West Bengal  /  Published 02.12.20

Govt-on-doorstep a big draw: Bengal

Around 1.25 lakh people applied for benefits under government schemes at 20,000-odd camps set up under “Duare Sarkar (government on doorstep)”, said sources on Tuesday, the first day of th...
By Pranesh Sarkar in Calcutta


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