Maharashtra government has succeeded in efficiently implementing MUDRA scheme, an ambitious scheme of the Centre. Over 80 Lakh persons have got sanctioned loans under the scheme in the last three years. Here is a ground report from our Aurangabad.
Maharashtra stands at the fourth position in terms of availing and utilising the ‘Mudra’ loan scheme in the country. In last three years government has disbursed 36 thousand 156 crore loans to micro-enterprises.
One of the beneficiaries of this scheme shri Sachin Ghodke from Gulhali, Taluka Tuljapur district Osmanabad said that he has got the loan sanctioned from the bank without any hassle which has benefitted him for increasing his business.
Mudra scheme is also helping a lot in generating new jobs in Maharashtra. Under this scheme almost 60 percent loan amount went to women who started their small business.
Besides, tribal and backward, Scheduled cast and Muslim women also availed the loan facility in fairly large numbers.