The scheme is aimed towards financially securing the artisans in their old age. The scheme has been designed to give a boost to the handicraft sector in India.
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Assistance from the government may be either in the form of monthly allowance or lump sum grant or both. In no case however shall the assistance exceed Rs. 3000/- per month.
One can apply for the scheme by submitting an online application here.
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