District Information and Cultural Officer, Birbhum

      Lok Prasar Prakalpa is a flagship project of I & C .A Department. The rural wing of I & C.A Department uses various folk forms of rural Bengal for publicity of Govt. Projects at root level and helps to survive of these very popular and ancient from of mass communication. By this project department provides folk identity card to the folk artiste of the State. LPP encourages the cultural progress of various folk forms and ensures the development of the needy artists by providing them a regular financial aid.  The artists of this project regularly participate in fairs and implements various cultural programmes through out the District as well as the State.

Citizen centric activities:




Total number of enlisted folk artist=5000(including Pensioner & Retainer)


Honorarium payment to the enlisted folk artist total = 1,25,00,000


Total number of paid folk artist =4900 out of 5000


Developmental activities:




Performance of the folk artist are running on


Tableau for publicity of different development activities under Birbhum District


Contact Details
Office of the District Information and Cultural Officer

 Old Circuit House, Lalkuthipara

Suri, Birbhum, West  Bengal

e-Mail : birbhumdico[at]gmail[dot]com    Phone- 03462-256307