Sanitary Marts Scheme

A Sanitary Mart is a one-stop-shop for all things for sanitation and hygiene.  It is a shopping place where the sanitary needs of the common man could be met.  It serves both as a shop and as a service centre.

Objective Under the scheme, financial assistance would be extended to individual beneficiaries/self help groups of Liberated Manual Scavengers/Safai Karamcharis and their dependants for setting up of Sanitary Marts .
Quantum of loan 90% of total cost with a maximum of Rs. 15 lac.
Promoters’ contribution 10% of the total cost of a Sanitary Mart will be brought in by the beneficiaries
Interest Interest payable by the beneficiaries shall not exceed 4% p.a. (1% p.a. rebate for   women beneficiaries and 0.50% rebate for timely repayments.)
Repayment Term loans drawn from NSKFDC will be required to be repaid upto 10 years in quarterly installments.
Moratorium A moratorium period of 6 months in addition to implementation period of 4 months will be allowed.
Project cost Subsidy
Upto  Rs. 2 lacs           50% of the project cost
Between Rs. 2 lacs to Rs. 5 lacs       Rs. 1 lac and 33.3% of the Project cost between Rs. 2- 5 lacs
Between Rs. 5 lacs to Rs. 10 lacs Rs. 2 lac and  25% of the  Project cost between Rs.5 -  10 lacs
Between Rs. 10 lacs to Rs. 15 lacs    Rs.3.25 lac