Self Employmment Scheme For Rehabilitaticn Of Manual Scavengers[SRMS]
Any identified scavenger/septic tank cleaner is eligible.
No Income limit
Up To Rs.10.00 Lacs
The rate of interest chargeable from the beneficiaries will be as follows;
|1||For Projects Up To Rs.25,000/-||4% per Annum(For women beneficiary),
5% per Annum
|2||For Projects above Rs.25,000/-||6%|
Capital subsidy will be provided upfront to the beneficiaries in a scaled manner;
|1||For Projects Up To Rs.25,000/-||@ 50% of project cost|
|2||For Projects above Rs.25,000/-||@25% of the project cost with a minimum of Rs.12,500/- & maximum of Rs.20,000/-|
The scheme defines scavenger as "one who is partially or wholly engaged in the obnoxious and inhuman occupation of manually removing the night soil and Flith.