People of Balangir and Odisha as well would benefit much under the Atmanirbhar Bharat Abhiyan adopted by the Union Government to empower poor people financially in the wake of Covid pandemic.
Balangir district president Sibaji Mohanty claimed this at a Press meet held here on Tuesday.
He said the Narendra Modi Government will continue to provide five kg rice and a kg dal to poor people till the month of November. As many as 80 crore poor people will benefit in the country, said Mohanty.
He said Rs 3 lakh crore has been sanctioned for payment of loans for development in the MSME sectors. The loans will be given withour collateral security. By July 1, 30 lakh MSMEs have been supported. Besides, Rs 24,586 cores of loan has been given to MSME sector from the Nabard, said Mohanty.
For the development of farmers, a total of 70.32 lakh Kisan Credit cards have been approved, informed Mohanty.