Swachhta Udyami Yojana (SUY)

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"Swachhta Udyami Yojana-Swachhta Se Sampannta Ki Aur"

The “Swachhta Udyami Yojana”  is for extending financial assistance for Construction, Operation & Maintenance of Pay and Use Community Toilets in Public Private Partnership (PPP) Mode and Procurement & Operation of Sanitation related Vehicles .  

The Scheme has been launched on the 2nd October, 2014, birth anniversary of Mahatma Gandhi by Hon’ble Minister of State for Social Justice & Empowerment Shri Sudarshan Bhagat.

This Scheme has twin objective of cleanliness  and providing livelihood to Safai Karamcharis and liberated Manual Scavengers to achieve the overall goal of “Swachh Bharat Abhiyan” initiated by the Hon’ble Prime Minister.  

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“Swachhta Udyami Yojana”

Construction, Operation and Maintenance of Pay and Use Community Toilets Procurement & Operation of Sanitation  related Vehicles

1.  

Objectives

i)   Provision of easy accessibility of the community latrines to the households (not having any such facilities in their houses) and for floating population in public places with high footfall e.g. bus stands, railway stations, markets etc.

ii) To ensure proper maintenance of the  facilities, so created, by the entrepreneurs, who would have stake in this venture.       

iii)  To prevent the necessity of manual  scavenging.

i)  To create appropriate infrastructure for tapping the underutilized potential.

ii)  To create facilities for collection of garbage from the source.

iii) To create employment opportunities for the target group of safai karamcharis /manual scavengers.

2.     

Eligibility

Individual beneficiaries/ self-help groups, through State Channelizing Agencies (SCAs), in collaboration with reputed organizations.

Target group of Manual scavengers / Safai Karamcharis.

3.           

Quantum of Loan

Maximum amount of Rs.25 lacs (Rupees twenty five lac only) for setting up of a unit of 10 seater toilet to individual beneficiaries/ self-help groups in collaboration with reputed organizations.

Maximum amount of Rs.15 lacs (Rupees fifteen lac only) to one beneficiary or in Self Help Group.

4.   

Rate of Interest

i) Not More than 4% per annum.

ii) A rebate of 1% per annum on interest will be admissible to women beneficiaries.

iii) A rebate of 0.5% will be extended for the beneficiaries for timely repayment.

i) Not More than 4% per annum.

ii) A rebate of 1% per annum on interest will be admissible to women beneficiaries.

iii) A rebate of 0.5% will be extended for the beneficiaries for timely repayment.

5.           

Repayment Period

Upto ten years

Upto ten years

6.   

Moratorium  period

Six Months in addition to implementation period of six months.

Six Months in addition to implementation period of three months.

7.

Subsidy

Maximum subsidy of Rs.3.25 lacs in case of  manual Scavengers  under Self Employment Scheme for Rehabilitation of Manual Scavengers (SRMS) in accordance with the "Prohibition of Employment as Manual Scavengers and their Rehabilitation Act, 2013.

Maximum subsidy of Rs.3.25 lacs in case of  manual Scavengers  under Self Employment Scheme for Rehabilitation of Manual Scavengers (SRMS) in accordance with the "Prohibition of Employment as Manual Scavengers and their Rehabilitation Act, 2013.