The coronavirus outbreak has affected the lives of millions of daily wage workers in India. The unorganised sectors of Indian society are evidently facing a big challenge of acquiring necessary services and financial aid. Amid the coronavirus lockdown, the West Bengal government has launched the Prochesta Prokolpo scheme in order to help the daily wage workers with financial aid. Check out how to apply for the Prochesta Prokolpo scheme.
The Prochesta Prokolpo scheme allows people falling below the poverty line to get the assistance of â¹1000. The West Bengal government has laid out specific guidelines that decide the eligibility of the candidate to avail the â¹1000 benefits through the Prochesta Prokolpo scheme. The eligibility criteria have been listed below -
The West Bengal government has also launched a Prochesta app download link which will be listed below. The Prochesta app allows user to easily upload their data and fill the online form to avail benefits of the Prochesta Prokolpo scheme. Access the link given below and download the Prochesta app. The app is only available for Android as of now.
Image courtesy - Prochesta official website
Besides this, interested candidates can also access the official website of the West Bengal government in order to avail of the benefits of the scheme. After accessing the website, fill out the form listed below along with the important documents required. The important documents have been listed below -
To stand by the working class during the lockdown, our Govt in #Bangla announced two new schemes - 'Sneher Porosh' for migrant labourers, and 'Prochesta' for workers in the unorganised sector. (2/2)— Mamata Banerjee (@MamataOfficial) May 1, 2020