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Ministry Of Social Justice and Empowerment

Loan Based Schemes For Safai Karamchari - Sanitary Marts Scheme

Financial Assistance
Manual Scavengers
Safai Karamcharis
Sanitary Mart
Waste Pickers
Application Process
Documents Required
Frequently Asked Questions
A contributory Loan scheme by Ministry of Social justice and Empowerment for individual beneficiaries/self help groups of Liberated Safai Karamchari, Manual Scavengers and their dependants aged 18 years and above, for setting up A Sanitary Marts (SM) is a one-stop-shop for all things for sanitation and hygiene.

Under this scheme, term loans are extended through State Channelising Agencies (SCA), Regional Rural Banks(RRBs), and Nationalised Banks to the target group.

Loan of Upto 90% of total cost for starting a Sanitary Mart with a maximum of Rs.15.00 lacs

Interest rate:

Interest payable by the beneficiaries shall not exceed 4% per annum (1% p.a. rebate for women beneficiaries and 0.50% rebate for timely repayments.)

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