Ministry of Women and Child Development
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Financial Package To Women Entrepreneurs

Posted On: 01 APR 2022 5:41PM by PIB Delhi

The Government has taken several initiatives to support and protect the interest of women and other entrepreneurs through stimulus given under Aatma Nirbhar Bharat Packages to combat the impact of the COVID-19 pandemic in India. The packages comprise of schemes for various sectors of the economy and also schemes having impact across sectors. The specific initiatives taken to protect women entrepreneurs and MSMEs are as under:

  1. Rs. 3 lakh crore Emergency Working Capital Facility for Businesses, including MSMEs
  2. Rs. 20,000 crore Subordinate Debt for Stressed MSMEs
  3. Rs. 50,000 crore equity infusion through MSME Fund of Funds
  4. New Definition of MSME and other Measures for MSME
  5. Rs. 10,000 crore scheme for formalisation of Micro Food Enterprises (MFE)
  6. Relief of Rs. 1500 crore to MUDRA loanees
  7. Emergency Credit Line Guarantee Scheme (ECLGS) for MSMEs, businesses, MUDRA borrowers and individuals
  8. Rs. 5000 crore Credit facility for Street Vendors.
  9. Under Pradhan Mantri Garib Kalyan Package, a total of 20.40 crores (approx) women account holders (Pradhan Mantri jan Dhan Yojana) were given an ex-gratia of Rs. 500 per month for three months.
  10. For Self-Help groups (SHGs), limit of collateral free lending was increased from Rs.10 lakhs to Rs. 20 lakhs for women organized through 63 lakhs SHGs, who supported 6.85 crore households.

Under the ECLGS Scheme as on 28.02.2022, 81.18 lakhs women beneficiaries have been provided guarantees for loan. The State-wise details are at Annexure.

This information was given by the Union Minister of Women and Child Development, Smt. Smriti Zubin Irani, in a written reply in Lok Sabha today.

 

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Annexure

 

State-wise details of women beneficiaries provided guarantees for loan under ECLGS

 

Sl. No.

States/UTs

No. of Guarantees Issued

Loan Amount Guaranteed

(In crore)

1

Andaman & Nicobar

276

10.11

2

Andhra Pradesh

88221

987.47

3

Arunachal Pradesh

506

18.46

4

Assam

460790

623.39

5

Bihar

658594

671.45

6

Chandigarh

1340

28.62

7

Chhattisgarh

126621

284.34

8

Dadra & Nagar Haveli

599

31.26

9

Daman & Diu

117

3.40

10

Delhi

31766

550.52

11

Goa

3791

188.22

12

Gujarat

181481

1091.86

13

Haryana

94587

565.64

14

Himachal Pradesh

8436

108.81

15

Jammu & Kashmir

4240

102.89

16

Jharkhand

205733

271.70

17

Karnataka

649006

1345.32

18

Kerala

405810

805.66

19

Ladakh

171

7.52

20

Laksha Deep

49

0.16

21

Madhya Pradesh

365439

756.76

22

Maharashtra

667536

2098.6

23

Manipur

6747

14.48

24

Meghalaya

7210

29.77

25

Mizoram

2290

17.78

26

Nagaland

5517

13.86

27

Orissa

796963

832.89

28

Pondicherry

16427

84.98

29

Punjab

88427

377.73

30

Rajasthan

338085

1010.72

31

Sikkim

4659

20.54

32

Tamilnadu

554077

2736 .9

33

Telangana

25796

731.23

34

Tripura

52613

87.55

35

Uttar Pradesh

439360

1269.51

36

West Bengal

1798824

2301.84

 

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