West Bengal Seba Sakhi Prakalpa (scheme) for women 2021

West Bengal Seba Sakhi Prakalpa (scheme) for women 2021

The Seba Sakhi Prakalpa is a new scheme West Bengal government.

Under the Seba Sakhi scheme, the West Bengal government will provide training to women to take care of the elderly or any other persons who are bedridden and need constant care.

This scheme is introduced to provide more jobs to women and empower them.

In this article, you will get to know the following details about the Seba Sakhi Prakalpa of the West Bengal Government:

Let’s see each of these points in detail…

About West Bengal Seba Sakhi Prakalpa

Name of the schemeSeba Sakhi Prakapla
Launched byWest Bengal government
Launched in2021
ObjectiveTo recruit and train women to take care of the elderly.
Official WebsiteTo be announced soon.

Training for West Bengal Seba Sakhi Prakalpa

The West Bengal government will recruit 20 – 40 women from each block in every district of West Bengal.

They will then be trained by the West Bengal government under the Gramin Jibika Mission “Anadadhara” scheme.

Women who will be selected under the “Seba Sakhi” prakalpa will be trained by giving them a general idea of basic medical care, measuring blood pressure, providing care and treatment for common diseases like diabetes, etc.

Salary of women under West Bengal Seba Sakhi Prakalpa

Under the Seba Sakhi scheme, women who will be appointed to take care of an elderly person will receive ₹300 per day if appointed in an urban area or ₹255 per day if appointed in a rural area.

Application Process of West Bengal Seba Sakhi Prakalpa

The West Bengal government will start the pilot project of the scheme soon. Therefore as of now, no details have been provided regarding the process to apply under the Seba Sakhi scheme.

It is expected that both offline and online procedures to apply for the scheme will be announced after the pilot project is completed.

West Bengal Seba Sakhi Prakalpa pilot project

The pilot project will be held in four blocks, Baruipur, Rajarhat, Paskura, and Amta. 20 women from each block will be selected and trained in the Institute of Gerontology, Kolkata.

After a successful pilot project, more women will be recruited and trained under the Seba Sakhi scheme.

FAQs

When will the Seba Sakhi Prakalpa start?

The Seba Sakhi Prakalpa will start in the next few months in all districts of West Bengal. The pilot project of the scheme has already started in 4 blocks.

What is the Seba Sakhi Prakalpa?

The Seba Sakhi Prakalpa is a new scheme launched by the West Bengal government to provide training to women to the elderly thereby providing them employment.


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