District Indistries Centre, Puducherry

Development of Handicrafts

 

MONTHLY GRANT TO OLD CRAFT PERSONS (AS PENSION)

 

Pension is paid under the scheme to protect the artisans in their old age taking into account the individual's contribution towards protecting the traditional craft.

 

Who can apply


Artisan who has attained the age of 60 years

 

Should be a native or resident for at least 5 years in the Union Territory of Puducherry

 

Artisan should have practised the craft for at least 5 years cin the Union Territory of Puducherry

 

Family income from all sources should not exceed Rs.40,000/- per annum

 

Pattern of Assistance

 

To the Craftsperson                                                                 Rs.2000/- per month

To the living spouse in the event of the death of the craftsperson Rs.1000/- per month

 

 

   
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