Chief Minister's Relif Fund

MEDICAL ASSISTANCE

Eligibility

Assistance from Chief Minister’s Relief Fund is given to :

• Permanent residents of the State of West Bengal.

• Distressed patients who are undergone treatment in the Govt./Non Govt. Hospitals/Institutions and also are unable to bear the cost of treatment

• Patients who are not eligible to get benefit of Employees State Insurance Scheme/any other insurance scheme or get reimbursement  from employer/organization.

• Patients whose annual family income does not exceed Rs. 1,20,000/-

• Patients can avail the assistance only once for the same case in one financial year.

 How to Apply

People who seek financial assistance from Chief Minister’s Relief Fund may send their signed (in case of LTI it should be attested by Govt. Group-A Officer) application on  plain paper along with all related documents to :

The Assistant Secretary,

Chief Minister’s Office,

'Nabanna'

325, Sarat Chatterjee Road

Howrah - 711 102

Application

Following are the required documents for financial assistance from Chief Minister’s Relief Fund for medical treatment.

• All papers relating to the probable or actual expenditure for the treatment including quotation, the tentative date of operation certificate from the concerned authority, if patient is admitted. The expenditure incurred prior to the date of receipt of application in CMO is not admissible.

 • Monthly Family Income Certificate from any one mentioned within the bracket (DM/ SDO/ BDO / Jt. B.D.O./ Executive Officer in case of Municipality / Deputy Commissioner of Corporation) on his official letterhead.

 • Certificate regarding availability/non-availability of financial assistance / reimbursement from the employer. Pay certificate from the employer showing medical allowance.

 • Recommendation from an elected people’s representative (MP/MLA) to the Hon'ble Chief Minister, Govt. of West Bengal .

 • In case of Kidney transplantation required to submit No objection Certificate (in case of Non-Blood related Donor) from Health & Family Welfare Department, Govt. of West Bengal, Salt Lake, Kolkata or Affidavit (in case of blood Related Donor) from the First Class Judicial Magistrate (Original/attested).

 • Contact details with Mobile No.

Photo copies of all the documents are required to be attested by Group-A Govt. Officer.

 

Sanction & Disbursement

Applications for sanction of financial assistance from Chief Minister's Relief Fund are processed and examined by the CMRF Cell of Chief Minister's Office. The Application may be sent to District Magistrate or Commissioner of Police, Kolkata, as the case may be, for enquiry. Hon'ble Chief Minister, West Bengal sanctions financial assistance from the fund to partially defray the expenses of treatment. The financial assistance is sanctioned once in a year. Generally the sanctioned amount is directly forwarded to the concerned hospital / institute as per their advice. The sanction of financial assistance is provisional, Authority has sole discretionary power to cancel the prior sanction without assigning the reason thereon.

 

Contact

For any enquiry and suggestion, all are most welcome at the following :

Telephone : (033) 2253 5278

 

EDUCATIONAL ASSISTANCE

Eligibility

Assistance from Chief Minister’s Relief Fund and Chief Minister’s Discretionary Fund is given to the student :

• Who is a permanent resident of the State of West Bengal.

•Who is studying in any institutions of the State after passing out the State Board / Council of Secondary / Higher Secondary Education or a State aided University in West Bengal.

•Who has got 50% and above but less than 60% marks in aggregate in Madhyamik Examination [for H.S. level] or 50% and above but less than 60% in aggregate in H.S. Examination [ for U.G. level] or 50% and above but less than 53% marks in Graduation [for P.G. level]

•Who do not enjoy any other governmental (central/state) scholarship or stipend for the same course or stage of study during the last year.

• Whose annual family income does not exceed Rs. 1,20,000/-.

 How to Apply

People who seeks financial assistance from Chief Minister’s Relief Fund may send their signed application on plain paper along with all related documents to :

The Assistant Secretary,

Chief Minister’s Office,

'Nabanna'

325, Sarat Chatterjee Road

Howrah - 711 102

Following are the required documents for financial assistance from Chief Minister’s Relief Fund for financial assistance.

1. Copies of Mark Sheets of all previous examinations passed.

 2. Copies of Rank Card & Allotment letter of Selection Committee (only for JEE or Equivalent Examination)

 3. Copy of Monthly Family Income Certificate from any one mentioned within the bracket – (DM/ SDO/ BDO / Joint B.D.O./ Executive Officer in case of Municipality / Deputy Commissioner of Corporation).

 4. Copy of Recommendation from MP/MLA to the Hon'ble Chief Minister stating monthly family income of the student.

 5. Self declaration of the student under his/her signature regarding present course of study mentioning year/semester and receipt of any scholarship /aid/assistance, duly countersigned by the head of the present institution with seal .

6.Self Bank Account details (IFSC Code, Branch Code, Branch Name, Account Number, Bank Name) with photocopy of Bank Pass Book.

 7. Photo Copy of tuition/admission fees book.

 8. Contact Details with self Mobile No.

Photo copies of all the documents are required to be attested by Group-A Govt. Officer.

 

 Sanction & Disbursement

Request for sanction of financial assistance from Chief Minister’s Relief Fund is processed and examined by the CMRF Cell of Chief Minister’s Office. The application may be sent to District Magistrate or Commissioner of Police, Kolkata, as the case may be, for enquiry. Hon’ble Chief Minister, West Bengal sanctions financial assistance from the fund. The financial assistance sanctioned is a one-time grant only. The financial assistance is directly credited to their Bank account. The sanction of financial assistance is provisional, authority has sole discretionary power to cancel the prior sanction without assigning the reason thereon.

 Contact

For any enquiry and suggestion, all are most welcome at the following :

Telephone : (033) 2253 5335

 

CM’S RELIEF FUND

 General Details

 

Objectives

The Chief Minister’s Relief measures to the distressed. Hon’ble Chief Minister of West Bengal sanctions financial assistance to the poor who are in distress due to reasons such as:

• Health problems which require expensive Medicare.

• Financial scarcity of meritorious students for pursuing higher education.

• Loss of properties and sources of livelihood due to unforeseen incidents, natural calamities, road & fire accidents etc.

 

CMRF Cell

Chief Minister’s Relief Fund Cell, a specialized Cell in the Chief Minister’s Office

• Process all the application and disburse the sanctioned money.

• Maintain proper accounts for the receipts and expenditures, which is audited every year.

Donation

The Chief Minister’s Relief Fund has been built up by donation / contribution made by humanitarian and socially committed persons or organizations. The donation or contribution made to this fund is entitled for 100 % exemption from Income Tax under Section 80G(5)(VI) of I.T. Act,1961.

All donations, big or small, are most welcome

The donation may kindly be sent either by Cheque or Demand Draft drawn in favour of  CHIEF MINISTER’S RELIEF FUND.

Specific cause for donation may be mentioned in the forwarding letter to enable utilization accordingly.

Receipts will be given only after the credit of the amount to the Chief Minister's Relief Fund.