National Family Benefit Scheme (NFBS)

In NFBS if the primary earning member of a family dies then the bereaved family receives a lump sum assistance of Rs.40,000.00 but only if the earning member was between 18 to below 60 years of age and Below Poverty Limit. NFBS is also a scheme under NSAP. The total no. of NFBS Beneficiaries in Malda is 1674 for the financial year 2019-20 (till December).

  • Name of Scheme: NFBS
    • Who is the beneficiary: A family Below the Poverty Limit in which the primary earning member has died at age between 18 to 64
    • Entitlement : Rs.40,000.00 once
    • No. of Beneficiaries in Malda : 1674