Caste Certificate will be issued to only those eligible and deserving persons who have been declared as Indian Citizen on and from 1/8/2015 and whose names along with the names of their family members are mandatorily incorporated.
Backward Classes Welfare (Anagrasar Kalyan)
Backward Classes Welfare Department works for social, economic and cultural development of the people belonging to SC, ST, OBC in West Bengal.
Each of the SC students of Class V to VII will get a grant of Rs. 750/- per annum and those of Class VIII will get a grant of Rs. 800/- per annum, while students belonging to ST and studying from Class V to VIII will get a grant of Rs. 800/- per annum.
Governor has been pleased to enhance Pre-Matric hostel charges, Meal charges and Maintenance charges from Rs. 750/- p.m. to Rs. 1,000/- p.m. w.e.f. 01.04.2018.
Chief Minister Mamata Banerjee flagged off a unique scheme Sabooj Sathi from Jangalmahal in 2015. Under this scheme students studying between Class IX and XII got cycles for commuting to schools.
Download: Form of Application for SC/ST/OBC Certificate (English)
Download: Form of Application for SC/ST/OBC Certificate (Bengali)
While applying for caste certificates some candidates are taking unfair means by suppression/ misrepresentation of facts or by altering name/ surname to their advantage.