Sanitary Marts Scheme
A Sanitary Mart is a one-stop-shop for all things for sanitation and hygiene. It is a shopping place where the sanitary needs of the common man could be met. It serves both as a shop and as a service centre.
|Objective||Under the scheme, financial assistance would be extended to individual beneficiaries/self help groups of Liberated Manual Scavengers/Safai Karamcharis and their dependants for setting up of Sanitary Marts .|
|Quantum of loan||90% of total cost with a maximum of Rs. 15 lac.|
|Promoters’ contribution||10% of the total cost of a Sanitary Mart will be brought in by the beneficiaries|
|Interest||Interest payable by the beneficiaries shall not exceed 4% p.a. (1% p.a. rebate for women beneficiaries and 0.50% rebate for timely repayments.)|
|Repayment||Term loans drawn from NSKFDC will be required to be repaid upto 10 years in quarterly installments.|
|Moratorium||A moratorium period of 6 months in addition to implementation period of 4 months will be allowed.|