District Rural Development Cell

Name of the Department : 

District Mission Management Unit, West Bengal State Rural livelihood Mission, Cooch Behar under Panchayat & Rural Development Department, GoWB.

District Mission Management Unit of WBSRLM is working for the arrangement/ improvement of livelihood of rural poor families through formation and nurturing of SHGs, and through arrangement of soft credit from Banks.


E-mail: pddrdccbr[at]gmail[dot]com/ pddrdc-cbr[at]nic[dot]in

Office Phone Number:91- 70295-29303

Activities/ Services provided by the department :

  1. Formation of Self Help Groups
  2. To extend necessary support to the SHGs for their smooth operation.
  3. To distribute Revolving Fund to eligible SHGs.
  4. To monitor the activities of SHGs and their Federations.
  5.  Providing Community Investment Fund (CIF) to SHG Federations for on lending to SHGs.
  6.  To create the avenues for engaging the members / SHGs in gainful activities.
  7.  To assist the SHG institutions in marketing of their produces
  8.  Training on various Livelihood matters.
  9.  Arrangement of Bank Credit for SHG institutions
  10.  Arrangement of regular training for SHGs and Community Cadres
List Schemes/ Services offered by the department :
Sl No. Name of Scheme/ Service Benefits under the scheme Filled Sample form How to apply (website to apply)
1. RF

Rs.15000/- assistance to


Enclosed PDF Format Through Blocks
2. VRF Vulnerable Fund released to needy SHG members through Sangha Samabays NA Sangha Samabays at Gram Panchayat level
3. CIF

Fund released to SHGs

through Sangha Samabays

Enclosed PDF Format Sangha Samabays at Gram Panchayat level

Cash Credit loan to SHG &

Sanghas from Banks

Enclosed PDF Format Through Blocks & Banks
5. SVEP  SHG Members  NA Dinhata-I Block


 Recognition by NRLM for SVEP.

Department Website : 

List of Department Publication (Annual reports/ Scheme Booklet/ Awareness Leaflet/ Posters/ etc. 

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