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About 7 crore women availed loan in recent years through Mudra Yojana: PM

 

  • Prime Minister Narendra Modi on 13 Oct said that about 7 crore women have availed loan worth 3 lakh crore rupees in recent years through Mudra Yojana.
  • Stating that Mudra Scheme has enhanced avenues of self-employment in villages, Mr. Modi added that farmers, shepherds and fishermen have been provided with the facility of Kisan Credit Cards to get easy access to loans from banks. 
  • He informed that nearly 2.5 crore small farmer families who were earlier deprived of Kisan Credit Card now have this facility.