PM-SURAJ portal

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Source-This post on PM-SURAJ Portal is based on the article “PM Modi launches one-stop portal for credit schemes for marginalised sections” published in “The Hindu” on 13th March 2024.

Why in the News?


The Prime Minister recently launched the ‘Pradhan Mantri Samajik Utthan and Rozgar Adharit Jankalyan’ (PM-SURAJ) portal.

About the PM-SURAJ portal

Nodal ministry– Ministry of Social Justice and Empowerment

1. This portal will provide credit support to entrepreneurs from disadvantaged sections of society.

2. The portal will serve as a one stop point for individuals from marginalized communities to easily apply for and track the status of various loan and credit programs they are eligible for.

3. Credit support will be offered nationwide to eligible individuals through banks, Non Banking Financial Company-Micro Finance Institutions (NBFC-MFIs), and other organizations.

4. Through this initiative, the Prime Minister approved credit support for one lakh entrepreneurs from disadvantaged sections.

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