Labour Department, Government of West Bengal
Under the Scheme, an Insured Person can avail himself of vocational training, in the event of his suffering permanent disability, to the extent of at least 40%. The vocational training provides for know-how in different trades, under recognised Government Institutions to earn gainful employment in future. As per the Scheme, the I.P. is entitled to receive cash allowance @ Rs. 45.00 per day, however, it has been enhanced to Rs. 123.00 per day, w.e.f. 01.01.06. In addition, the I.P. is entitled to rehabilitation allowance fro days on which, he remains admitted in artificial limb centre. Such benefit is paid at the rate of Standard Benefit Rate.
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