Loans – PMC sanctions loans to three,365 hawkers
November 28, 2020 4:53:23 am
The Pune Municipal Company (PMC) has sanctioned loans to three,365 hawkers beneath the central authorities’s PM SVANidhi scheme, aimed to assist those that had been among the many most affected throughout the nationwide lockdown.
The scheme was launched to help hawkers with a most of Rs 10,000 loan to assist them get well from the losses throughout the lockdown and restart their supply of livelihood. The loan is unsecured and is supplied at a really small rate of interest.
“The government has given a target to PMC to ensure loans to 37,500 hawkers. The civic body has undertaken a public awareness drive about the scheme so that maximum hawkers could avail benefit of it,” stated Madhav Jagtap, in-charge of civic anti-encroachment division, which caters to the problems of hawkers within the metropolis.
The division has acquired a complete of 8,373 loan purposes from hawkers, which is 22.three per cent of the whole goal. “The loan has been sanctioned to 3,655 hawkers till now while the disbursement has been done for 2,038 hawkers in their bank accounts,” Jagtap stated.
The sanctioning price of PMC is 43.7 per cent whereas the disbursement price is 24.34 per cent, he stated.
Amongst these eligible for the loan beneath the scheme are the vegetable and fruit distributors, these concerned in laundry, salon and paan retailers.
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