Question of The Day11-12-2020

Vanchit Ikai Samooh aur Vargon ki Aarthik Sahayta (VISVAS) Yojana is a scheme of which ministry?

Answer

Correct Answer : a ) Ministry of Social Justice & Empowerment

Explanation :

NBCFDC and NSFDC have signed a Memorandum of Agreements with Central Bank which gave VISVAS scheme a source of help leading to improvement.

Vanchit Ikai Samooh aur Vargon ki Aarthik Sahayta (VISVAS) Yojana is a scheme of the Ministry of Social Justice and Empowerment. It is an Interest subvention scheme for financial empowerment of economically marginalized OBC/SC Self Help Groups (SHGs) & Individuals.

It will benefit OBC/SC SHGs with loans up to Rs. 4 Lakh and OBC/SC individuals with loan up to Rs.2 Lakh with a quick interest subvention benefit of 5% directly into the standard accounts of borrowing beneficiaries.

Hence, option (a) is correct.

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