Tag: Street vendors

Rajasthan government to provide interest-free loan to street vendors

JAIPUR: The Rajasthan government has introduced a scheme to provide interest-free loan up to Rs 50,000 to street vendors, people in the age group of 18-40 years working in the service sector and unemployed of urban areas hit by Covid-19-induced financial crisis. In compliance with the budget announcement made by Chief Minister Ashok Gehlot, the […]

Mobile app launched to provide user friendly digital interface to source loan applications of street vendors

NEW DELHI: Hardeep Singh Puri, Minister of State (I/C), Housing and Urban Affairs interacted with Urban Development Ministers, Chief Secretaries, UD Secretaries/Principal Secretaries, DGPs, Collectors, SPs, SSPs, Municipal Commissioners and Chief Executive Officers of 125 cities in the context of Prime Minister Street Vendors AtmaNirbhar Nidhi (PM SVANidhi) Scheme which has been launched to provide […]

India announces Rs 5,000 crore Special Credit facility for street vendors

NEW DELHI: Sensing adverse impact on the livelihood of street vendors due to COVID-19 pandemic, the Centre on Thursday announced Rs 5,000- crore special credit facility to benefit nearly 50 lakh such vendors. The scheme will be launched within one month, Finance Minister Nirmala Sitharaman said at a press briefing. The Minister said that Rs […]

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