HSCFDC provides financial assistance of Rs 2367.17 lakh

HSCFDC provides financial assistance of Rs 2367.17 lakh Chandigarh— Haryana Scheduled Castes Finance and Development Corporation (HSCFDC) has provided financial assistance of over Rs 2367.17 lakhs including Rs. 184.32 lakhs as subsidy among 3000 beneficiaries under various schemes during the current financial year up to February 2020.

While stating this here today, a spokesman of Welfare of Scheduled Castes and Backward Classes Department said that members belonging to Scheduled Castes were being provided loans under various categories so as to enable them to set up their ventures and make them self-employable. These categories included agriculture and allied, industrial, trade and business, professional and self-employment sectors. Financial assistance under schemes assisted by National Scheduled Castes Finance and Development Corporation (NSFDC) was also being provided to them.

He said that under agriculture and allied sector, over Rs 937.03 lakhs loans for dairy, poultry, piggery farming, sheep rearing, and jhota buggi or canal cart or mule cart were disbursed among 1673 beneficiaries, out of which, Rs 848.12 lakhs had been released as a bank loan, over Rs. 88.35 lakhs as subsidy and Rs. 56,000 as margin money.

He said that Rs 25.90 lakh had been provided among 35 beneficiaries under industrial sector scheme, out of which, Rs 19.84 lakhs had been released as a bank loan, over Rs. 3.47 lakhs as subsidy and Rs. 2.59 lakhs as margin money. Over Rs 763.44 lakhs among 1019 beneficiaries under trade and business sector, out of which, Rs 599.75 lakhs had been released as a bank loan, over Rs. 87.62 lakhs as subsidy and Rs. 76.07 lakhs as margin money.

Similarly, under professional and self-employment schemes, an amount of Rs 1.40 lakh was provided to a beneficiary for e-rickshaws, out of which Rs 1.23 lakh had been released as a bank loan, over Rs. 3,000 as subsidy and Rs. 14,000 as margin money. He said that an amount of Rs 1 lakh was disbursed to a beneficiary for legal profession, out of which Rs 80,000 has been released as a bank loan, Rs 10,000 as subsidy and Rs 10,000 as margin money.

He said that during this period, under the schemes implemented with the help of National Scheduled Castes Finance and Development Corporation financial assistance of over Rs 608.90 lakhs had also been released to 242 beneficiaries. Out of this, a sum of Rs.548.01 lakh was shared by the NSFDC and Rs. 56.14 lakhs was shared by State Corporation and a subsidy of Rs 4.75 lakh was also given.

Apart from this, under the schemes implemented with the help of National Safai Karamcharis Finance and Development Corporation, during this period, Rs. 29.50 lakh had been released by the Corporation to 29 beneficiaries, which includes direct share of National Scheduled Finance and Development Corporation / National Safai Karamcharis Finance and Development Corporation of Rs 26.55 lakhs and 2.95 lakh of Haryana Scheduled Castes Finance and Development Corporation

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