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West Bengal

Lokprasar Prakalpo Scheme

Financial Assistance
Performance Fee
Tribal Culture
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Frequently Asked Questions
The scheme “Lokprasar Prakalpo Scheme” was launched by the Department of Information & Cultural Affairs, Government of West Bengal in 2014 to revive the Folk and Tribal Culture in their respective genre across various zones and districts in the State. The scheme is primarily for the financially distressed rural Folk Artists as identified under the laid out procedure to enlist and ensure them with alternative economic support along with scope to further their domain folk culture hence preserving the cultural heritage of different parts of Bengal. The main objectives of the scheme are –
1. To bestow dignity on folk artists by issuing them identity cards
2. To uphold the traditional folk forms of Bengal
3. To revive nearly extinct folk forms of art and culture
4. To uplift the socio-economic conditions of artists associated with folk culture
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