The Government of India has set up seven ‘National Finance Development Corporations’ for upliftment of women, weaker section, minorities and PWDs. The National Scheduled Caste and Scheduled Tribe Finance Development Corporation ( NSFDC) was set up by the Government of India in February, 1989 as a Government Company under Section-25 of the Companies Act, 1956 which was fully owned Government of India undertaking, under the Ministry of Social Justice & Empowerment. Consequent upon the orders of the Govt. of India, declaring bifurcation of the erstwhile NSFDC into two separate corporations, one each for SC and ST.
Though NHFDC has been set up exclusively for PWDs but looking at the magnitude of present problem and demand, it has become essential need that benefit of other National Finance and
Development Corporation should be extended and utilised by PWDs belonging to SC/ST/OBC/Minority/Women categories. Section-40 of PWD Act, 1995 has made mandatory that not less than 3% reservation shall be kept for PWDs in poverty alleviation programs.
The addresses of NFDCs are given below :
1. National Handicapped Finance Development Corporation
(NHFDC) : Red Cross Bhawan, Sector-12, Faridabad, 121007
(Haryana), Phone: 0129-2287513, 2226910. Fax: 2284371.
email :nhfdc@ nda. vsnl.net.in Website : www.nhfdc.org
Natiional Scheduled Tribes Finance and Development
2. Corporation (NSTFDC), Indira Gandhi Indoor Stadium,
Indraprasth Estate, New Delhi – 110 002. Ph: 011-2339 2230-
34, 2339 2638, 2339 2648-50. Fax: 23392646.
3. National Scheduled Castes Finance and Development
Corporation (NSFDC), 8, Balaji Estate, Guru Ravidas Marg,
Kalkaji, New Delhi – 110019. Ph: 011-26002780, 81, 82, 83.
Fax: 011-26002777, 78. E-mail: firstname.lastname@example.org,
Website : http://www.nsfdc.org
4. National Safai Karmacharis Finance and Development
Corporation, (NSKFDC), B-2, 1st floor, Greater Kailash
Enclave, Part-II, Savitri Crossing, New Delhi – 110048.
Telefax: (011) 29221331, 29216330.
5. Rashtriya Mahila Kosh, ICCW Bldg., 3 Deen Dayal
Upadhyaya Nagar, New Delhi- 110002
6. National Backward Classes Finance & Development
Corporation (NBCFDC), 5th floor, NCUI Bldg., 3, Siri
Institutional Area, Khelgaon Marg, New Delhi – 110 016.
7. National Minorities Development & Finance Corpn.,
1, Taimur Nagar, Opp. D/996, New Friends Colony, New Delhi- 110065. Ph: 011-26326051/52/53/54/55/56/57/58/59. Fax. 26325651.