West Bengal Karma Sathi Prakalpa Scheme 2020 : Online Registration, Eligibility & Benefit

West Bengal Government introduced Karma Sathi Prakalpa Scheme 2020 to facilitate young entrepreneurs of the state in setting up new manufacturing enterprises and small businesses including services and trading and also to create gainful self-employment opportunity in both rural and urban areas of the state Government of West Bengal launches a new scheme 'Karma Sathi Prakalpa' for the youth. 1 lac youth can avail soft loans and other subsidies through this scheme. When the unemployment rate in the country is 24%, an all-time high, Bengal's unemployment rate has reduced by 40%.

West Bengal Karma Sathi Prakalpa Scheme

West Bengal Government introduced the Karma Sathi Prakalpa Scheme 2020 for unemployed youths. Under this WB Karma Sathi Prakalpa Scheme, the West Bengal Government will provide loans upto Rs. 2 lakh to jobless youth to make them self reliant.

The main objective of the scheme is to facilitate young entrepreneurs of the West Bengal state in setting up new manufacturing enterprises and small businesses including services and trading, also to create gainful self-employment opportunity in both rural and urban areas of the state.

Under the scheme, soft loan and subsidy will be provided for taking up any new income generating project in manufacturing, service and trading / business sector up to Rs. 2 lakhs. The loan will be provided by the State-owned Cooperative Bank on soft terms

Eligibility Criteria for Karma Sathi Prakalpa Scheme 2020

Only one member from a family shall be eligible to apply under this Scheme where “family” means parents and spouse.

i. Age: Any intending or prospective entrepreneur in the age group 18 – 50 years.

ii. Educational Qualification: Minimum Class VIII passed. Preference will be given to intending entrepreneurs
who are registered with the Employment Bank.

iii. Any new income generating activity taken up for self-employment in manufacturing, services and trading will be eligible for assistance under the scheme.

West Bengal Karma Sathi Prakalpa Scheme Application Form PDF

Interested entrepreneur shall apply in the prescribed Application Form for assistance under the scheme either on-line through the Karma Sathi Portal or through physical application, Application form can be downloaded from the link below

The Application Form may be obtained free of cost from the following offices:

a. Office of the Block Development Officer (BDO) in case the applicant resides in the rural areas.
b. Office of the Sub-Divisional Officer (SDO) in case the applicant resides in Municipal/Notified areas outside the areas of Kolkata Municipal Corporation.
c. Kolkata Municipal Corporation (KMC) in case the applicant resides in KMC area.
d. MSME Facilitation Centre (MFC) of District Industries Centre (DIC) in the district.

How to Submit Physical Application Form ?

Physical Application Form under the scheme shall be submitted to :–

The Block Development Officer in case the intended entrepreneur resides in the rural areas, Office of the SubDivisional Officer in case of the intended entrepreneur resides in Municipal/Notified areas outside the areas of Kolkata Municipal Corporation and the Kolkata Municipal Corporation in case the intending entrepreneur resides in KMC area.

Application Form may also be submitted directly at MSME Facilitation Centre (MFC) of District Industries Centre (DIC) in the district.

List of Documents Required for Karma Sathi Prakalpa Scheme

The application form duly filled-in will have to be submitted along with the following documents duly signed by the
candidate:

i. Proof of Identity (with photo)
ii. Proof of residence
iii. Proof of educational qualification
iv. Proof of age
v. Copy of SC/ST/OBC/Minority/Differently abled certificate, if applicable
vi. Project report

How to Apply for West Bengal Karma Sathi Prakalpa Scheme 2020 through online ?

Interested entrepreneur can apply through the official online portal or through the physical application form. Apply through the physical mode details given above, in this section lets see how to submit through the online.

1. Visit the WB Karma Sathi Prakalpa Scheme official website : https://karmasathi.wb.gov.in/

2. Click Apply online and click Register here link : Direct Link to Register : https://karmasathi.wb.gov.in/account/register.html

3. Provide all relevant details and Click Register Button

4. All the information in online application to be filled only in English

Check the status for Karma Sathi Prakalpa Scheme

After successfully logged in, the Applicant can see a link “Details” on the Dashboard. Click on the “Details” link. An applicant can view the application status after successful submission of online application form.

Source : https://karmasathi.wb.gov.in/scheme.html

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