Swarn Jayanti Sahari Rojgar Yojana

(SJSRY)

1. Introduction

SJSRY (1.12.1997) was launched to provide income generation option such as setting up gainful self-employment venture, training & upgradation of entrepreneurial skill to urban unemployed people, living under poverty line. This scheme consists of two special schemes :

* Urban Self-Employment Program (USEP)

* Urban Wage Employment Program (UWEP)

2. WHO ARE ELIGIBLE

(a) Urban people living under poverty line.

(b) Age preferably between 18-45 years.

(c) The applicant should not be defaulter.

(d) No minimum education required but people above 9th standard of school education are not considered for this scheme.

3. REQUIRED DOCUMENTS

(a) B.P.L. card.

(b) Disability Certificate issued by Medical Board.

(c) Two recent photograph.

(d) Scheme/Project.

(e) Cer tificate/documents in proof of age, education, experience, caste etc.

(f) Residence Certificate.

(g) No due certificate from the banks/financial institutes of service area.

(h) Any other document required by implementing agency/ financial institute.

4. HOW TO APPLY

The eligible PWDs should apply in the prescribed form to Executive Officer, Municipality/ NAC, along with required documents, on or before last date, as notified by Government or implementing agency.

5. WHOM TO CONTACT

The Executive Officer, Municipality/NAC.

6. REFERENCE

Swarn Jayanti Sahari Rozgar Yojana (SJSRY) – 1997 of Ministry of Urban Development & Poverty Alleviation.

7. QUANTUM OF LOAN

Cost of unit or up to Rs.50,000/-

8. RESERVATION

* 3% for PWDs

* Household headed by women such as widows, single woman are given preference.

(Total reservation should not exceed 50%)

9. SUBSIDY

15% of the project cost.

10. RATE OF INTEREST

As notified by R.B.I./Government.

11. FINANCIAL PATTERN

In the ratio of 75 : 25 Central and State Government share respectively.

12. DWCUA

* SHG Having at least 10 women

* Subsidy Rs.1.25 lakh or 50% of the project cost whichever is less

* If the group sets up Thrift & Credit Society, Rs.25,000/ – as revolving fund. (This is in addition to other financial help.)