3 New Welfare Schemes launched by President Kovind

2018 EBC Scheme Rajasthan

On 13th May 2018, President Kovind launched the 3 new state government social welfare schemes aimed at uplifting the weaker sections of society. These schemes were announced by CM Raje during presentation of budget 2018-19. The President launched the Department of Social Justice and Empowerment’s:

  • Bhairon Singh Shekhawat Antyodaya of Scheduled Castes, Scheduled Tribes and Other Backward Class Swarozgar Yojana,
  • Sunder Singh Bhandari EBC Swarozgar Yojana,
  • SC-ST, OBC, Sanitation  Workers, Divayang Loan Waiver  Scheme

Bhairon Singh Shekhawat Antyodaya Scheme

  • Under the Bhairon Singh yojana, loans of up to Rs 50,000 on 4% cent interest will be given to 50,000 ST/SC/ OBC and MBC families for creation of means of livelihood.

Sunder Singh Bhandari EBC Swarozgar Yojana

  • Under the Sundar Singh Bhandari yojana, a loan of Rs 50,000 on 4% interest will be given to 50,000 economically backward families of the general category.

SC-ST, OBC, Sanitation  Workers, Divayang Loan Waiver  Scheme

  • This scheme provides loan waiver of up to Rs 2,00, 000 to SC, ST, OBC, sweepers and ‘divyang’ by the Scheduled Caste Scheduled Caste Finance and Development Co-operative Corporation, taken after 1981 for purpose of self-employment.

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