Immunisation scheme Vaccination Immunisation (vaccination) is a means of triggering acquired immunity. This is a specialized form of immunity that provides long-lasting protection against specific antigens, such as certain diseases like Polio, Tuberculosis, Diphtheria, Pertussis(whooping cough), Tetanus and Measles.
West Bengal Health Scheme With a view to providing cashless medical treatment facility to State Government officers and employees, State Government pensioners including family pensioners, All India Service (AIS) officers, AIS pensioners including family pensioners, and their eligible family members in private empanelled hospitals within the State, the State Government has recently notified the West Bengal Health for All Employees and Pensioners Cashless Medical Treatment Scheme.
Incentives Schemes for Children Mid-Day Meal Scheme The National Programme of Nutritional Support to Primary Education (NP-NSPE), popularly known as "Mid-Day Meal Scheme" was launched in this State on 15th August, 1995. "Balika Samriddhi Yojana" for girl children from the financial year of 1998-99. The objective of this programme is to provide for scope for growth of girl children with due respect.
Child Education Programmes Universalisation of Elementary Education This has been accepted as a National goal and the need for provision of elementary education has been accepted as a crucial input to nation building. In order to achieve the target 2500 new primary schools were sanctioned by the School Education Department during three years prior to 1999-2000 which are in the process of being set up and likely to be completed shortly.
Sarva Shikhsha Abhiyan (SSA) Sarva Shiksha Abhiyan (SSA) is an effort to Universalize Elementary Education by community - ownership of the school system.
Education Loan Scheme for SC and ST students West Bengal Scheduled Castes and Scheduled Tribes Development and Finance Corporation extends loan to eligible Scheduled Castes students for pursuing full-time professional / technical / higher education under "Education Loan Scheme" of National Scheduled Castes Finance and Development Corporation (NSFDC)
Self Employment In view of the increasing unemployment in the country the promotion of Self-Employment and decentralised manpower planning have been adopted during the sixth Five Year Plan as the main plans of its policy to tackle the unemployment problem in the coming years by putting special emphasis on promotion of Self-Employment.