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Loan Based Schemes For Safai Karamchari – Scheme For Pay And Use Community Toilets

Loan Based Schemes For Safai Karamchari - Scheme For Pay And Use Community Toilets

Details

A general term loan scheme by the Ministry of Social justice and Empowerment for Safai Karamchari, Manual Scavengers and their dependants aged 18 years and above for Construction, Operation, and Maintenance of Pay and Use Community Toilets.
Under this scheme, term loans are extended through State Channelising Agencies (SCA), Regional Rural Banks(RRBs), and Nationalised Banks to the target group.
  • Loan upto amount of Rs.25.00 lacs for setting up of a unit of 10 seater toilet to individual beneficiaries/ self-help groups at interest rate of 4%.
  • A rebate of 1% per annum on interest will be admissible to women beneficiaries.
  • A rebate of 0.5% will be extended for the beneficiaries for timely repayment.

Benefits

  1. Loan upto amount of Rs.25.00 lacs for setting up of a unit of 10 seater toilet to individual beneficiaries/ self-help groups at interest rate of 4%.
  2. A rebate of 1% per annum on interest will be admissible to women beneficiaries.
  3. A rebate of 0.5% will be extended for the beneficiaries for timely repayment.

Repayment period

10 Years after the implementation period of 180 days and moratorium of 180 days

Moratorium period

Six Months in addition to implementation period of six months.

Note

Loans are extended through Channelizing Agencies (CAs) i.e. State Channelizing Agencies (SCAs), Regional Rural Banks (RRBs) and Public Sector Banks (PSBs) to the target group.

Eligibility

The following person(s)/entities shall be considered eligible for availing financial assistance under the various schemes of NSKFDC:- • Safai Karamcharis (including Wastepickers), identified Manual Scavengers and their dependents.
  1. Registered co-operative societies of target group.
  2. Legally constituted association/firm promoted by the target group, and
  3. Persons, who produce a certificate from local Revenue Officer/local Municipal Officer/Cantonment Executive Officer/ Railway Officer, Head of the Govt. Departments (i.e. Schools, Colleges, Forest, Health, Education, Animal Husbandry) having rank not less than Gazetted Officer, Elected Members of Municipal Body, Pradhan of Gram Panchayats and Regional Managers of Regional Rural Banks (RRBs)/Public Sector Banks (PSBs). However, under the MS Act, 2013, a person identified as Manual Scavenger in a survey, need not to provide any certificate once his/her name appeared in the final list of Manual Scavengers prepared by State Governments/Union Territory Administration (https://nskfdc.nic.in/en/content/home/ms-survey-2018, https://nskfdc.nic.in/en/node/79798 ).
  4. Mukhia/ Sarpanch/ President or any other authority equivalent to Pradhan of Gram Panchayat for issue of Occupation Certificate to Safai Karamcharis/ dependants; and In case of Municipal Bodies without Gazetted Officers, the head of such Municipal Bodies, may be the Competent Authority.

Exclusions

Domestic Workers are not eligible for the scheme.

Application Process

Online      Offline
  1. Loan applications are submitted by the applicants to the district offices of SCAs of NSKFDC of RRBs and Nationalised Banks.
  2. These applications are then sent to the head offices where the project proposal is appraised by SCA/RRBs/Nationalised Banks and the projects are sent back to NSKFDC along with recommendations.
  3. The Project Appraisal Committee of NSKFDC then appraises the proposals and after finding them in order places it in front of their board of directors for their approval.
  4. Once the board of directors approves the project, the letter of sanction is issued by SCAs/ RRBs/Nationalised Banks.
  5. Once all the terms and conditions have been accepted, the necessary documents and funds are then released to the concerned beneficiaries.
  6. NSKFDC released the funds with the receipt of demand being made from the SCAs/ RRBs/Nationalised Banks after taking into consideration all the parameters of release as per the Lending Policies & Guidelines (LPG) of NSKFDC

Documents Required

No Documents required for this Scheme

(Except for the headline, this story has not been edited by GOVT.in staff and is published from a syndicated feed.)


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