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Centre sanctions Rs. 8.2 crore as collateral-free loans for street vendors in Odisha


  • Union Minister for Petroleum, Natural Gas and Steel Dharmendra Pradhan has said that the Centre has sanctioned 8.2 crore rupees as collateral-free loans for the street vendors in Odisha under the PM SVANidhi Yojana.
  • Stating that the street vendors form a crucial part of the informal micro economy, Mr. Pradhan has said that this will help them resume their livelihoods affected by the Covid-19-induced challenges.