Aatmnirbhar handicraftsman scheme

Aatmnirbhar handicraftsman scheme


Aatmnirbhar handicraftsman scheme- Today Current Affairs

  • Recently, ‘Atmanirbhar Handicraftsman Scheme’ has been announced under the Ministry of Development of North Eastern Region for the artisans of the North Eastern Region.


  • Financial assistance will be provided in the form of term loan for setting up/expansion/modernisation/working capital requirement and other activities related to the sector for the purpose of development of small scale handicraftsmen working in this sector.
  • A total of 17 handicraftsmen have been provided loan assistance of Rs.1 lakh per artisan during the launch event of the scheme.
  • The credit facility is collateral-free and is available at a concessional rate of interest of 6% p.a. This loan becomes repayable in 24 months.
  • For regular repayment, an incentive of 1% is provided on the interest rate, which will be returned to the artisans on successful repayment of the loan.


  • Registered/Unregistered artisans/individuals.
  • Having a valid qualification or practicing any craft.
  • No existing loan from any other bank/financial institution.
  • Bank account.


  • North Eastern Development Finance Corporation Ltd- NEDFi.

North Eastern Development Finance Corporation Ltd- (NEDFi): The Hindu Analysis

  • NEDFi is a leading financial institution in the North-East region.
  • It has been in operation for a significant 26 years since its inception in 1995.
  • Over the years, the corporation has provided loans to more than 7500 projects and has taken several development initiatives through its Corporate Social Responsibility (CSR) activities in eight states of Northeast India.

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