The Government of Delhi launched a loan mobile application for filing self employment loan applications for Scheduled Caste, Scheduled Tribes, Other Backward Classes, Differently Disabled, Minorities in Delhi. The mobile application will make it simple to apply for loans to setup small businesses in Delhi. Applicant will also be able to track the progress of their application.
Loans for businesses will be given in a month.
Delhi SC/ST/OBC/Minorities and Handicapped Finance and Development Corporation (DSFDC) will support the app. Within four days of the application the DSFDC officials will contact the applicants and collect the required documents. The loan will be sanctioned subsequently and with in the month the loan will be given to the applicants.
Inefficient officers will be punished.
If the loan file is pending with any of the officials for more than a week then the file will be automatically moved to his super-wiser. The officials who are found guilty will be punished with compulsory retirement.
The app is launched by the Chief Minister Arvind Kejriwal in a function at Talkatora stadium after paying tributes to Dr B R Ambedkar on 9 December.
Coaching Scheme for SC students pursuing civil services, medical, engineering and other competitive examinations:
The Chief Minister of Delhi also lunched a coaching scheme for SC students pursuing civil services, medical, engineering and other competitive examinations. Initially 100 SC students will be selected under the scheme and later 5,000 students will be given the assistance. Government will pay their coaching fees for preparation of civil services, medical, engineering and other competitive examinations. Additionally Rs. 2,500 will be given to them to buy books and accessories. SC/ST funds will be used for the scheme.
Loan Scheme for Street Vendors in Delhi:
A loan scheme for street vendors in Delhi will be launched in January 2018. Government will provide loan of Rs. 20,000 to street vendors in Delhi. The specialty of the scheme is no address proof is required for application of the scheme. A subsidy of Rs. 10,000 will be given to all those who need it under the scheme. Under the scheme 1000 street vendors will be given the loan and government has alloted Rs. 2 crore for the scheme.