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The Corporation has been entrusted the task of Economic up-liftment of the members of the Scheduled Castes in the State

  SELF EMPLOYMENT SCHEME FOR REHABILITATION OF MANUAL SCAVENGERS[SRMS]

FINANCING PATTERN FOR REHABILITATION:-

This scheme is launched by Govt. of India to rehabilitate the manual scavengers.

ELIGIBILITY:-

Any identified scavenger/septic tank cleaner is eligible.

INCOME LIMIT :-

No Income limit

LOAN LIMIT :-

Upto Rs.5.00 Lacs

RATE OF INTEREST :-

The rate of interest chargeable from the beneficiaries will be as follows;
1
For Projects upto Rs.25,000/-    
4% per annum(For women beneficiary),
5% per annum
2
For Projects above Rs.25,000/-  
6%

SUBSIDY :-

Capital subsidy will be provided upfront to the beneficiaries in a scaled manner;
1
For Projects upto Rs.25,000/-    
@ 50% of project cost
2
For Projects above Rs.25,000/-  
@25% of the project cost with a minimum of Rs.12,500/- & maximum of Rs.20,000/-

 

Definition of Scavenger :-

The scheme defines scavenger as "one who is partially or wholly engaged in the obnoxious and inhuman occupation of manually removing the night soil and flith.