Lakshmir Bhandar

Lakshmir Bhandar: Many Jungle Mahal homes survive on dole, says survey

The scheme offers monthly help of Rs 1,000 to women heads of SC and ST families and Rs 500 to those in general categories.

published on : 3rd January 2022

Didi’s dole for women drains Bengal’s coffers, affects infrastructure projects 

Sources in the state administration said projects worth about Rs 8,000 crore were already pending for administrative approval and more were supposed to be sent for the government’s nod.

published on : 26th October 2021

West Bengal CM Mamata Banerjee dismisses rumours about 'Lakshmir Bhandar' Scheme

Mamata Banerjee said a rumour was being spread in parts of North 24 Parganas district that one has to clear taxes to avail the ‘Lakshmir Bhandar' scheme.

published on : 12th August 2021

West Bengal govt's 'Lakshmir Bhandar' scheme to include 1.6 crore beneficiaries: Official

The state government would incur a cost of Rs 11,000 crore annually to fund the scheme, which was a part of the Trinamool Congress' election manifesto.

published on : 19th June 2021