PM to communicate with beneficiaries of 'Pradhan Mantri Swanidhi Yojana' tomorrow

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Prime Minister Narendra Modi (File Photo)
Prime Minister Narendra Modi (File Photo)

New Delhi [India], October 26 (ANI): Prime Minister Narendra Modi will communicate with beneficiaries of the 'Pradhan Mantri Swanidhi Yojana' in Uttar Pradesh on Tuesday through video conferencing.

Taking to Twitter, PM Modi said, "Will interact with my brothers and sisters from Uttar Pradesh who sell goods on roads. It will be an opportunity to know how Pradhan Mantri Swanidhi Yojana gave new strength to them."

Uttar Pradesh Chief Minister Yogi Adityanath will also be present on the occasion, according to the website

The Pradhan Mantri Street Vendors' Self-Reliance Fund (PM Swanidhi) scheme was launched on June 1, 2020 for poor people selling goods on roads and tracks, who were affected due to COVID-19.

These people have resumed their livelihood and till now more than 24 lakh applications have been received under this scheme. Out of these 12 lakh applications have been approved and loans worth about 5.35 lakh have been disbursed, as per the website.

More than 6 lakh applications have been received in Uttar Pradesh, out of which 3.27 lakh have been approved and loan of 1.87 lakh has been disbursed. Under this program, the beneficiaries of Uttar Pradesh will communicate with the Prime Minister. (ANI)