Chandigarh: The Haryana government has enhanced the authorised share capital of Haryana Scheduled Castes Finance and Development Corporation (HSCFDC) from Rs 50 crore to Rs 80 crore.

While disclosing this here on Wednesday, Scheduled Castes and Backward Classes Welfare Minister, Geeta Bhukkal said this step would help the Corporation to initiate new projects and schemes for providing loan to the people belonging to scheduled castes to start their own small ventures and become self-dependent.

Bhukkal said HSCFDC was providing financial assistance under various schemes of the corporation among the beneficiaries.

People belonging to Scheduled Castes were being provided loans under various categories in agriculture, allied, industrial, trade and business, professional and self-employment sectors.

These include loans for dairy farming, sheep rearing, piggery farming and camel cart or mule cart, she added.

(Agencies)

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