Labour Department, Government of West Bengal is dedicated to the cause of the toiling masses, and for providing them better standard of living through various laws and schemes implemented by different wings under its control.

West Bengal Scheme for Compassionate Appointment, 2013

Applicable to a dependent family member of a Govt. employee who – (a) dies while in service; or (b) is disabled permanently or otherwise incapacitated rendering him unfit to continue in service prematurely on being declared permanently incapacitated by a Medical Board formed by the Govt.