Special Component Plan - Maharashtra State Khadi and Village Industries Board, Mumbai

Special Component Plan

Under Section “11-A” of Government’s 20 Point Programme Schedule Caste and Neo Buddhists artisans are given financial assistance and grant to bring them above the poverty-line, for commencing various village Industries these artisans are given as subsidy to the tune of 50% of the loan sanctioned or Rs. 10,000./- whichever is less.

During the year under report 2135 artisans have been disbursed Rs. 100.00 lakhs as grant.


  1. SC families assisted under Point No.11 of the 20 Point Programme
  2. Financial assistance in the form of loan and subsidy
  3. Beneficiaries whose annual income is below Rs.19,654  (for Rural area) & Rs. 27,247(for Urban area)
  4. Subsidy to the extent of 50% of project cost or Rs.10,000/- whichever is less