Union Finance ministry ties up with 40 companies for extending loans under Mudra scheme

May 22, 2018 20:20 IST
Union Finance ministry ties up with 40 companies for extending loans under Mudra scheme

The Union Finance Ministry on May 21, 2018 announced that it has tied up with 40 entities including Flipkart, Swiggy, Patanjali and Amul for extending loans to small entrepreneurs under the Pradhan Mantri Mudra Yojana (PMMY).

In order to identify people who can be given funds under the Pradhan Mantri Mudra Yojana (PMMY), the ministry will organise an event in Mumbai on May 23, 2018 to extend loan under the scheme.

The CEOs of various Banks like SBI, ICICI, BOB, PNB; senior officials in the rank of MD or CEO from Oil Companies, Railway Board would be part of the event.

Pradhan Mantri Mudra Yojana (PMMY)

  • PMMY was launched by Prime Minister Narendra Modi on April 8, 2015, for providing loans of up to Rs 10 lakh to the non-corporate, non-farm small/micro enterprises.
  • In 2016-17, the government has extended Rs 2.53 lakh crore credit under the Mudra Yojana.
  • The loans are classified as MUDRA loans under PMMY and these loans are given by Commercial Banks, RRBs, Small Finance Banks, Cooperative Banks, MFIs and NBFCs.
  • The borrower can approach any of the lending institutions or can apply online through this portal.
  • Under the aegis of PMMY, MUDRA has created three products namely 'Shishu', 'Kishore' and 'Tarun' for loans upto Rs 50000, Rs 50000-5lakhs and Rs 5-10 lakhs respectively.
  • The scheme also provides a MUDRA card that allows credit in a hassle free and flexible manner.

Key highlights

• For funding the small entrepreneurs, the ministry has identified 40 companies as the biggest job creators.

• These companies will identify people who need loans under the Mudra Yojana, endorse them and the loans will be extended to them under the scheme.

Few companies that have tied-up with the Union Finance Ministry


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