Loan mela for street vendors

ROING, Feb 22: A two-day loan mela for street vendors organised by DUDA Roing was held at the Anchal Samiti Hall here on Feb 21 & 22 wherein ‘certificate of vending’ was formally issued to 124 registered vendors and 27 food processing certificates under ‘Skill Training & Placement Component’ of DAY-NULM were distributed by Mission Director Nixon Lego, State Mission Manager Ravi Sharma and in-charge EE Roing, Bapenlu Kri.
Out of the total of 124 registered vendors, 68 applicants filed online applications for loan under PM SVANidhi (Pradhan Mantri Street Vendor’s AtmaNirbhar Nidhi) scheme during the camp.
The loan mela was organized under the PM SVANidhi Scheme/ Deendayal Antyodaya Yojana National Urban Livelihoods Mission (DAY-NULM) which provides special micro credit facility to the street vendors for providing affordable working capital loan upto Rs 10,000 to resume their livelihoods that have been adversely affected due to COVID-19 pandemic.