Krishak Bandhu Scheme
West Bengal  /  Published 06.05.22

20 lakh women come under Lakshmi Bhandar

Chief minister Mamata Banerjee on Thursday included another 20 lakh women under the “Lakshmir Bhandar” scheme, taking the total number of beneficiaries of the state government's outrea...
By Our Bureau in Calcutta/Siliguri

West Bengal  /  Published 28.01.22

Drive to drop wrong farm dole beneficiaries

The Mamata Banerjee government has decided to launch a verification drive to identify ineligible beneficiaries of Krishak Bandhu scheme as it suspects that a handsome amount is being paid to them. Ri...
By Pranesh Sarkar in Calcutta

West Bengal  /  Published 10.08.21

CM writes to farmers on low dole from Centre

Mamata Banerjee has written to farmers across Bengal, informing them that while the centre has not been giving financial assistance to them under what was assured under the PM-Kisan scheme, the state ...
By Pranesh Sarkar in Calcutta

West Bengal  /  Published 18.06.21

CM relaunches farm dole with higher pay

Mamata Banerjee on Thursday launched the new version of Krishak Bandhu scheme under which annual assistance to farmers in Bengal went up to Rs 10,000 a year from Rs 6,000 and highlighted that the dole...
By Pranesh Sarkar in Calcutta

West Bengal  /  Published 17.06.21

Mamata: hike in farmer allowance

Keeping a promise made during the Assembly elections, Bengal Chief Minister Mamata Banerjee on Thursday increased the allowance for the Krishak Bandhu scheme for farmers from Rs 5,000 to Rs 10,000. F...
By Our Bureau in Calcutta

West Bengal  /  Published 11.06.21

Didi keeps pledge, hikes farmer aid

The Bengal cabinet on Thursday stamped  its seal of approval on chief minister Mamata Banerjee’s pre-poll promise to enhance the annual financial assistance to farmers to Rs 10,000 from Rs ...
By Pranesh Sarkar in Calcutta

West Bengal  /  Published 05.01.21

CM: won't deprive farmers of benefits

Mamata Banerjee on Monday said she had written a letter to Union agriculture minister Narendra Singh Tomar, informing him that the state government would verify 21.79 lakh farmers’ applications ...
By Pranesh Sarkar in Calcutta

West Bengal  /  Published 04.12.20

Land papers not needed for dole application

Mamata Banerjee on Thursday said land documents would no longer be required to apply for financial assistance under the state government-run Krishak Bandhu scheme and the dole could be given based on ...
By Pranesh Sarkar in Calcutta

West Bengal  /  Published 02.06.20

Mamata lists aid for farmers hit by cyclone

The Bengal government has released financial assistance of Rs 1,500 each to 23.27 lakh farmers and Rs 5,000 each to about 2 lakh betel leaf growers to compensate for losses inflicted by Cyclone Amphan...
By Pranesh Sarkar in Calcutta


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