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FOAP (Farmers Old Age Pension)

Objective

Agriculture is the lifeline of socio-economic status of the state of West Bengal where 96 per cent of the farming community is small & marginal. With a view to encourage our farm families and to impart social security in their old age, Govt. of West Bengal has introduced West Bengal Farmers Old Age Pension (WBFOAP) scheme during 1980 as a mark of appreciation and honour the farming community who are responsible for bringing the state agriculture production and productivity to a remarkable position.

No. of Pensioners and Amount of Assistance Given to the Pensioners