Stand Up India Scheme Current Affairs, GK & News

Stand Up India scheme

Launched on April 5, 2016, Stand Up India scheme seeks to promote entrepreneurship among women and SC & ST communities. It facilitates credit accessibility from Scheduled Commercial Banks for at least one SC/ST borrower and one women borrower per bank branch for setting up greenfield enterprises in the manufacturing, service and trading sectors. Since initiation, ..

Stand Up India Scheme: Over 81% account holders are women

The Ministry of Finance has launched several schemes in past seven years which comprise of several special provisions that empowers the women. One such scheme is “Stand-up India scheme” under which 81% of the account holders are women. All these schemes have financially empowered the women to lead a better life and fulfil their dreams ..

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Sahakar Pragya Programme: Key Facts

The Ministry of Agriculture and Farmers Welfare recently launched the Sahakar Pragya. The initiative will train the primary cooperative societies in the country. It holds 45 new training modules of National Cooperative Development Corporation (NCDC). It will enhance the training capacity of NCDC through a network of eighteen regional training centres. About Sahakar Pragya Under ..

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Start-ups come under Priority sector as per new lending norms

The Reserve Bank of India has brought the startups in the country under the purview of priority sector guidelines (PSL), a move that will make it easier for startups to raise funding from the banking sector. As of now, the sectors are that are under PSL are agriculture, MSMEs, Education, Housing, Social Infrastructure among others. ..

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PM Narendra Modi launches Stand up India scheme for SC/ST, women

Prime Minister Narendra Modi has launched the Stand-up India scheme aimed at providing credit to Scheduled Caste (SC), Scheduled Tribe (ST), and women borrowers in the non-farm sector. The scheme is intended to promote entrepreneurship among SC/ST and women and further give a push to government’s financial inclusion programme. The broad features of the scheme ..

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Union Cabinet approves Stand Up India Scheme for women and SC/ST

The Union Cabinet has approved the Stand Up India Scheme to promote entrepreneurship among Scheduled Caste/Scheduled Tribes (SC/ST) and Women entrepreneurs. Decision in this regard was taken by Union Cabinet meeting chaired by the Prime Minister Narendra Modi in New Delhi. The Scheme seeks to facilitate at least two such projects on an average one ..

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