Credit Card Scheme For Artisans And Weavers Of Handicrafts And Handloom Sector

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The Credit Card Scheme for Artisans & Weavers is a loan scheme by the Department of Handicraft & Handloom (Govt. of Jammu & Kashmir) under which adequate and timely assistance from the financial institutions is provided to the Artisans and Weavers to meet their credit requirements of both investment needs as well as working capital in a flexible and cost-effective manner. The scheme would be implemented both in rural and urban areas. All Artisans and Weavers who are duly registered with the Handicrafts and Handloom Department, J&K, and are involved in production and manufacturing processes (otherwise eligible for credit facilities for carrying out the proposed activities under any of the existing bank schemes) shall be eligible. 5. The limit shall be valid for a period of five years subject to annual review by the competent authorities.

Benefits:

  1. No collateral security required
  2. Maximum credit limit of ₹2,00,000.
  3. 7% interest subvention over a period of 5 years.
  4. Benefits Type (Monetary / Non-Monetary / Both): Monetary: A maximum credit limit of ₹2,00,000 will be fixed with a loan component of Rs.1.80 lakh and the beneficiary’s contribution of ₹20,000/-.

Benefits

Features & Benefits:

  1. No collateral security required
  2. Maximum credit limit of ₹2,00,000.
  3. 7% interest subvention over a period of 5 years.
  4. A maximum credit limit of ₹2,00,000 will be fixed with a loan component of ₹1,80,000 and the beneficiary’s contribution of ₹20,000/-.
  5. Beneficiaries under the scheme shall be issued photo cards indicating therein, the sanctioned limit and validity period of the credit facility.
  6. Beneficiaries shall also be issued a Passbook or a Credit-cum-Passbook incorporating therein the name, address, borrowing limit, validity period, etc.

Eligibility

  1. All Artisans and Weavers who are duly registered with the Handicrafts and Handloom Department, J&K, and are involved in production and manufacturing processes (otherwise eligible for credit facilities for carrying out the proposed activities under any of the existing bank schemes) shall be eligible.
  2. The selection of beneficiaries under the ‘Credit Card Scheme for Artisans & Weavers in the Handicrafts and Handloom sector’ shall be made by a District-level Selection Committee headed by the General Manager, District Industries Centre.
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