PRADHAN MANTRI FORMALISATION OF MICRO FOOD PROCESSING ENTERPRISES (PMFME) SCHEME
Now as part of Atmanirbar Bharat Abhiyan, Government of India, Ministry of Food Processing Industries (MoFPI) has launched an all India centrally sponsored “PM Formalization of Micro food Processing Enterprises (PMFME) Scheme” for providing financial, technical and business support for upgradation of existing micro food processing enterprises. It is to be implemented over a period of five years from 2020-21 to 2024-25 with an outlay of Rs.10,000 crore. Two Lakh micro food processing units will be directly assisted with credit linked subsidy. Based on the guidelines received from MoFPI, our Bank has also embarked this GOI Scheme to augment its advances up to 25 Lakhs and has devised a scheme for financing facilities under the PMFME Scheme.
GUIDELINES OF THE SCHEME
The objectives of scheme are to build capability of microenterprises to enable –
- Increased access to credit by existing Micro Food Processing Entrepreneurs,
- Farmer Producers organisations (FPOs), Self Help Groups (SHGs)
- Integration with an organized supply chain by strengthening branding & Marketing.
- Support for transition of existing enterprises into a formal framework;
- Increased access to common services like common processing facility,
- laboratories, storage, packaging, marketing and incubation services;
- Strengthening of institutions, research and training in the food processing Sector.
- Increased access for the enterprises to professional and technical support.
Primary – Hypothecation of assets created out of bank’s finance. Such assets are to be covered under Insurance with hypothecation clause in favor of our Bank is mandatory.
(i) Immovable properties like NA Sites, Buildings etc. Gold ornaments, assignment of Life Insurance Policies and any other tangible securities which are chargeable as securities.
(ii) Co-obligant: having networth equal to or more than the proposed loan amount.
Minimum 2 persons Co-obligation should be obtained in which ;
- One or more people shall be from family members preferably with good net worth or having good repayment capacity.
- Third Parties co obligation is Mandatory by fulfilling the following criteria:
- Co-obligant having net worth equivalent or over and above the loan amount with certification of Chartered Accountant (CA).
- Co-obligant should be an Income-Tax assessee for the last 3 years with minimum average income of Rs.5 lakh or more.
- Co-obligant should be a Government servant or working in Public Sector Undertaking having a minimum monthly net take home salary of Rs.40000/- or more.
Note : Credit history of the Co-obligants should be “Satisfactory” i.e. CIBIL score of more than 750.
NATURE OF LOAN FACILITY
Term Loans – Term Loans can be sanctioned up to 75% of the Total Project cost.
Overdraft – Maximum upto 25% of Total Project Cost.
- The maximum loan amount (Composite) should note exceed Rs.25 Lakhs.
- Working Capital requirement for Overdraft limit must be assessed clearly & accurately by the Branch Managers.
QUANTUM OF LOAN AMOUNT
The applicant shall be eligible for a loan upto 90% of the eligible project cost or maximum loan amount can be sanctioned to the beneficiary under this scheme is Rs, 25 lakh, whichever is less for both Term Loan and Overdraft as well.
Margin Money of 10% of the eligible project cost shall be contributed by the applicant.
BACK END SUBSIDY
(i) Credit linked capital subsidy @ 50% of the eligible project (Central Government subsidy is 35% and Karnataka State Government subsidy is 15%) with a maximum ceiling of Rs. 15 lakh per unit.
Term Loan – Maximum period of repayment will be 6 years depending upon the income generation of the unit
Moratorium period (Repayment holiday period) maximum of 6 months may be allowed as per project report.
Overdraft – Tenure of OD will be 3 years, subject to the satisfactory review every year.
EXPANSION OF UNIT : (For the purpose of canvassing Viable proposals)
Borrower will be eligible for a loan of Rs. 1 crore limit without offering any collateral security. Further he / she will be eligible for 15% subsidy as per PMFME guidelines