New Delhi: Prime Minister Narendra Modi will interact with the beneficiaries of PM SVANidhi Scheme from Uttar Pradesh on October 27 at 1030 hrs via videoconferencing, the Prime Minister’s Office said on Sunday.
Uttar Pradesh Chief Minister Yogi Adityanath will also be present on the occasion.
PM Street Vendor’s AtmaNirbhar Nidhi (PM SVANidhi) scheme was launched on June 1 to help poor street vendors, impacted by COVID-19, resume livelihood activities.
Till date, a total of more than 24 lakh applications have been received under the scheme, out of which more than 12 lakh have been sanctioned and about 5.35 lakh loans have been disbursed.
In the state of Uttar Pradesh, more than 6 lakh applications have been filed, out of which about 3.27 lakh have been sanctioned and 1.87 lakh loans have been disbursed.
The interaction will be witnessed by beneficiaries of the scheme from across the state of Uttar Pradesh. It will also be telecast Live on DD News.