In Madhya Pradesh, Chief Minister Shivraj Singh Chouhan launched a roadmap to Aatma Nirbhar Madhya Pradesh today. On this occasion, the Chief Minister said special attention will be given to education and health in self-sufficient Madhya Pradesh.
A network of hospitals will be established across the state for this purpose.
He further said that there will also be a focus on employment and economy and small and cottage industries will be encouraged.
He also transferred the interest-free loan of 10 thousand rupees each into the accounts of rural street vendors under the Chief Minister rural Street Vendor Loan Scheme. Mr. Chouhan also interacted with beneficiaries of some districts via video conferencing.
The Mukhya Mantri Rural Street Vendor Scheme has been launched by the state government, on the line of Pradhanmantri street vendor scheme. Its objective is to make available an amount up to 10 thousand rupees as working capital loan through banks to the street vendors in rural areas.
Under the scheme, the state government will bear 14 percent interest subsidy on loans up to 10 thousand rupees per beneficiary. Also, a credit guarantee will be given by the state government under the scheme.
The eligible beneficiaries of this scheme are also exempt from the amount of stamp duty.