Bihar Patrakar Samman Yojana
Patrakar Pension Samman Yojana is a scheme to honour the efforts of the journalists. The scheme permits the journalists to benefit from the financial assistance granted by the State Government.
Benefits to the Citizens
A financial assistance of Rs. 6000 per month is granted to retired journalists who have worked in any print media or channel for at least twenty years.
The individuals passing the following eligibility criteria can apply to this scheme.
- Applicants have to be residents of Bihar.
- Only retired journalists having at least twenty years of experience in the profession is eligible for the scheme.
- The applicant should be 60 years of age to avail the benefits of the scheme.
- The journalist should have Information Public Relation Department (IPRD) accreditation and his credentials verified by the state government.
How to apply
The following are the mandatory documents that are required to be possessed by all the eligible beneficiaries.
- Residential certificate
- Income certificate
- Aadhaar card
- Voter’s ID
- Bank account details
- Account Number
- Branch Name
For more information, contact the Information and Public Relations Department
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