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Himachal women set up 1,969 units under state scheme

Himachal women set up 1,969 units under state scheme

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Tribune News Service

Shimla, August 7

The Mukhyamantri Swavalamban Yojna (MMSY) launched by the state government is playing a significant role in fulfilling dreams of many aspiring women entrepreneurs. Till now, 1,969 units have been set up by women in the state.

As many as 273 women of Kangra, 236 of Solan, 215 of Una, 209 of Mandi, 200 women of Sirmaur, 194 of Hamirpur, 184 of Shimla, 171 of Bilaspur, 152 of Kullu, 61 of Chamba, 48 of Kinnaur and 26 women of Lahaul and Spiti have benefited under the scheme, a spokesperson for the state government said here today.

Suruchi Bhanu, a resident of Bhuntar in Kullu district, got a loan of about Rs 40 lakh for opening a gymnasium in 2021 and now, her monthly income has increased up to Rs 1.5 lakh.

Sanjana Sharma, a resident of Ratti near Nerchowk of Mandi district, got a loan of Rs 11.50 lakh for her own restaurant and at present, she is earning an income of about Rs 80,000 per month.

Under the MMSY scheme, a subsidy of 30-35 per cent is provided to women for setting up projects up to Rs 1 crore and interest subvention is provided at the rate of 5 per cent for three years.

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