The scheme called "BANGLA SWANIRBHAR KARMASANSTHAN PRAKALPA" is meant for the Urban Entrepreneurs for self-employment. The scheme is applicable to eligible entrepreneurs, individually or in groups, who want to generate income by setting
up viable schemes except agriculture scheme within a project cost of Rs. 10 lakhs. The Scheme came into effect on and from the financial year 2000-01
Eligibility of the Scheme
An individual or group of entrepreneur who are registered with
any employment exchange of the state, and whose family income does not exceed Rs. 15,000.00 per month. The individual or group of entrepreneur shall have to provide 10% of the project cost as his/her or their
contribution. The state government shall provide 20% of the project cost which will be provided by the Co-operative, Regional Rural or Commercial Bank or the West Bengal Financial Corporation.