Govt. of West Bengal, DOA has introduced an unique Assured financial Assistance to all Farmers and farm household families of West Bengal under a single benefit scheme, “Krishak Bandhu”. It’s a single digitised card based identity of all farmers of West Bengal.
Farmers with one or more acre landholding entitled for 5000/- per annum (Rabi & Kharif Season) assistance with minimum 2000/- per annum assistance pro rata basis.
Under Death Benefit Scheme farm family will be facelifted one time lump sum 2 lakh. Farmer’s personalized authenticated DOA specified database captured digitally, stored in Krishak Bandhu cloud, analysed and digitally verified with L&LR database synchronization by DOA officers. This system verified authenticated data shared with State & District Co-Operative Banks by DOA for direct benefit disbursement. Personalised “Krishak Bandhu” digital Smart Card will be given to farmers to authenticate beneficiaries, for all further Govt assistances in future.