Street Vendors: Current Affairs, GK & News - 2020-2021

What is PM SVANidhi?

Published: November 10, 2020

Ministry of Housing & Urban Affairs launched a scheme – PM Street Vendor’s AtmaNirbhar Nidhi (PM SVANidhi) on June 1, 2020. The scheme has been launched to empower street vendors by providing them with loans. Under this scheme, the ministry aims to provide collateral free loans of up to Rs 10,000 to street vendors for ..

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PM SVANidhi Scheme: UP secures the top rank

Published: October 26, 2020

On 26 October, 2020, the Government of India announced that Uttar Pradesh secured the top rank PM SVANidhi Scheme. The state has approved the highest number of loans so far. Highlights Uttar Pradesh government has secured the top ranking in all categories of the PM SVANidhi Scheme. The categories include sanction, applications, disbursements of loans. ..

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PM SVANidhi Scheme: API Integration with SBI Portal

Published: October 7, 2020

On October 7, 2020 Government of India launched the API (Application Programming Integration) between State Bank of India portal and PM SVANidhi Portal. Highlights In simple terms, action programming interface is the connection between two or more applications that allows them to to exchange data. Here in the new application programming interface established by the ..

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PM Svanidhi Scheme: MoHUA unites with Swiggy taking Street Food Vendors online

Published: October 5, 2020

On October 5, 2020, Ministry of Housing and Urban Affairs signed Memorandum of Understanding with Swiggy to take street food vendors online. This was achieved under PM Svanidhi Scheme. Highlights The programme was launched in five cities such as Chennai, Ahmedabad, Indore, Delhi and Varanasi. Under the programme around 250 vendors were taken on-board across ..

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Highlights: Loans sanctioned under PM SVANIDHI scheme crosses 1 lakh

Published: August 13, 2020

The micro-credit scheme of the government, PM Street Vendor’s Atmanirbhar Nidhi (PM SVANIDHI) to support the street vendors to meet their working capital requirements to tide over financial woes during the pandemic, has become quite popular in the country. Details Within 41 days of the implementation of the scheme, the number of loan sanctions and ..

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