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.
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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