The Modi government gives loans of up to Rs 10,000, without any guarantee
- Lockdown has affected business employment. People need money to start work again. Due to the long process of the bank and high interest rates, people are reluctant to take loans. The Modi government has decided to provide an instant loan of Rs 10,000 to hawkers, hawkers and small traders.
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New Delhi: Lockdown has affected business employment. People need money to start work again. Due to the long process of the bank and high interest rates, people are reluctant to take loans. The Modi government has decided to provide an instant loan of Rs 10,000 to hawkers, hawkers and small traders.
10,000 is available under the Self-Reliance Fund Scheme
The hawkers, hawkers and small traders will now be able to get a loan of Rs 10,000 under the Atamnirbhar Fund scheme through 308 lakh Common Service Centers (CSCs) spread across the country. CSC e-Governance Services India Limited, the government’s digital and e-governance services arm, said on Wednesday.
The Pradhan Mantri Street Vendors Self-Reliance Fund Scheme (PMSVAFY) is fully funded by the Ministry of Housing and Urban Affairs. Under this scheme, loans up to Rs. 10,000 are made available to small traders with hawkers, hawkers and lorries. Under the scheme, these borrowers are also encouraged to repay the loan regularly and are also rewarded on Digital Transaction.
The scheme will formalize lorries, hawkers and create new opportunities for the sector. It will also help in registering these small traders under the CSC scheme.
- Swanidhi Yojana is for Rekadi-Lari or Khumcha planters
- Under the scheme, a cheap loan of Rs 10,000 will be given
- Out of 1.54 lakh applications so far, 48,000 loans have been sanctione
According to the Union Ministry of Housing or Urban Affairs, out of 1.54 lakh applications so far, 48,000 rakdi-lari loans have been sanctioned. The Prime Minister’s Street Vendor Atmanirbhar Nidhi (PM Swanidhi) scheme was launched on June 1.
According to the government, 50 lakh people will get the benefit of this scheme. Urban areas, outlying areas, and rural areas can benefit from this.
Sanjay Kumar, Joint Secretary, Ministry of Housing and Urban Affairs, said that under the scheme, working capital of up to Rs 10,000 would be made available to hawkers in the city area.
This capital will be for one year and will have to be paid in monthly installments. He said no address proof or guarantee would be taken by the lending institution for this loan. ‘All merchants will have to make digital transactions’