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Tuesday, 11 February 2020

Jai Johar (ST) & Bandhu Prakalpa (SC) Pension Scheme in West Bengal Budget 2020-21

West Bengal govt. announces to start 2 new pension schemes namely Jai Johar and Bandhu Prakalpa in recent budget. The WB Budget 2020-21 was presented in the assembly on 10 February 2020. Jai Johar Pension Scheme is basically for scheduled tribe (ST) community people who are not receiving any pension. Similarly, Bandhu Prakalpa is basically meant to provide pension to left out scheduled caste (SC) category people.


The state govt. of West Bengal will provide Rs. 1,000 per month as pension under Jai Johar & bandhu Prakalpa Schemes. Moreover, the WB govt. has also announced Hasir Alo Free Electricity Scheme for poor people and Chai Sundari Housing scheme for tea garden workers.

The entire West Bengal Budget 2020-21 is of 2,55,677 crore and now check the allocations for the above mentioned schemes.

WB Jai Johar & Bandhu Prakalpa Pension Scheme 2020

Here are the complete details of the Jai Johar Scheme, Bandhu Prakalpa Scheme and other schemes announced in the West Bengal budget 2020-21:- 
  • Jai Johar Scheme 2020 - Scheduled Tribe (ST) community people above 60 years of age who are not getting pension from any agency would be covered under Jai Johar Pension Scheme. All those ST category people would be given Rs. 1,000 per month as pension under Jai Johar Scheme. West Bengal Jai Johar Scheme 2020 is going to benefit 1 lakh ST category people.
  • Bandhu Prakalpa Scheme 2020 - Scheduled Caste (SC) community people above 60 years of age who doesn't get pension from any agency would be covered under Bandhu Prakalpa Scheme. All such SC category people would be given Rs. 1,000 per month as pension. The Bandhu Prakalpa Pension Scheme will benefit more than 4 lakh SC category people. The state govt. has allocated Rs. 2,500 crore for the West Bengal Bandhu Prakalpa Scheme 2020.
  • Hasir Alo Scheme 2020 - Under Hasir Alo Scheme, the state govt. will provide free electricity for consumers with quarterly consumption up to 75 units. The Hasir Alo Free Electricity Scheme would benefit 35 lakh poor families. West Bengal govt. has proposed allocation of Rs. 200 cr for this must bijli scheme.
  • Chai Sundari Scheme 2020 - WB Chai Sundari Scheme is going to build houses for all permanent tea garden workers. West Bengal state govt. has allocated Rs. 500 crore for the Chai Sundari Housing Scheme for permanent tea garden workers. This housing scheme will benefit around 3 lakh workers in 370 tea gardens in the state.
The state govt. of West Bengal will also open 3 more universities for which 50 crore has been allocated. West Bengal govt. will setup of 100 new MSME parks across the state in the next 3 years to generate employment. For this purpose, Rs. 200 crore has been allocated by the Finance Minister. 

The state govt. has proposed agricultural income tax waiver for tea gardens in the next 2 fiscal years i.e FY 2020 and FY 2021. Mahatma Gandhi, Jai Hind and Azad Civil Service Academy would be set up.WB Finance Minister Amit Mitra said that in FY 2019-20, the central govt. has denied Rs. 89,000 crore to the West Bengal government.

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