NSKFDC is implementing various loan and non-loan based schemes. Under Loan based schemes, NSKFDC provides financial assistance to the Safai Karamcharis, Scavengers and their dependants for any viable income generating schemes including sanitation related activities and for education in India and abroad.
Under non-loan based schemes,NSKFDC provides 100% grant for skill development training programme and stipend of Rs.1500 p.m. per candidate and expenses as per policy for holding Job Fairs, Awareness Camps and Workshops etc.
The schemes/programmes of NSKFDC are implemented through various State Channelizing Agencies (SCAs) nominated by the State Govts./UT Administrations, Regional Rural Banks (RRBs) and some Nationalised Banks.
The financial assistance is provided at concessional rates of interest to the SCAs/RRBs/Nationalised Banks for onward disbursement to the target group of NSKFDC.
On the eve of Gandhi Jayanti on 2nd October, 2014 NSKFDC has launched a new scheme viz. Swachhta Udyami Yojana- "Swachhta Se Sampannta ki Aur". Under the Scheme financial assistance is provided for Construction, Operation & Maintenance of Pay and Use Community Toilets in Public Private Partnership (PPP) Mode and Procurement and Operation of Sanitation related Vehicles.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.
In line with the initiatives of “Swachh Bharat Abhiyan”, NSKFDC has launched another scheme viz. “Sanitary Marts Scheme”. Under the Scheme, financial assistance is extended at concessional rate of interest to the target group for starting sanitary mart – a one stop shop where all the sanitary needs of human beings can be met.
Further, keeping in view the problems of climate change, NSKFDC has launched a new Scheme viz. “Green Business Scheme” to promote such business activities which can tackle the climate change and also help in income generation. Under the scheme financial assistance in the form of loans at concessional rate of interest is extended for the activities, which could tackle climate change along with income generation. The income generating activities, which could mitigate the Green House effect or could be classified under adaptation initiatives, would be covered under the scheme