|Objective||To promote economic development activities and self-employment ventures for the benefit of persons with disability.|
|Eligible persons||Any disable person who fulfills the following criteria: Any Indian Citizen with 40% or more disability. Age between 18 and 55 years. Annual Income below Rs.1.00 lakh. Relevant educational / technical / vocational qualification /experience and background.|
|Quantum||Setting up of small business in service / trading sector. Upto Rs.3.00 lakhs
Purchase of vehicle for commercial hiring. Upto Rs.5.00 lakhs
Self-employment amongst persons with mental retardation / cerebral palsy / autism. Upto Rs.3.00 lakhs
Setting up of Small Industrial Unit. Upto Rs.5.00 lakhs
Loan for education / training to disabled person. Upto Rs.7.50 lakhs for studies within India and Upto Rs.15.00 lakhs for abroad.
|Documents||Application Form (as per format).
Disability Certificate (as per format).
Birth / Age Certificate.
Affidavit stating that no loan has been availed from any other Government Agency for the same purpose.
|Rate of Interest||Upto Rs.50,000 5%
Above Rs.50,000 and upto Rs.5.00 lakhs 6%
Above Rs.5.00 lakhs 8%
|Rebate||Rebate of 1% on interest is given to women with disabilities.|
|Repayment||Maximum period 10 years. Moratorium: 3 years.|