West Bengal Minorities Development & Finance Corporation
 
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WBMDFC was established in 1996 as per West Bengal Act XVIII of 1995, ie The West Bengal Minorities Development and Finance Corporation Act, 1995.The West Bengal Minorities Development and Finance Corporation has taken up various schemes for Economic Welfare, Scholarships, vocational training, mass awareness and career counselling which are running successfully for person belonging to the notified religious minority Communities i.e, Muslim/Christian/Buddhist/Sikh/Jain and Parsee for their economic upliftment .

Some of the Function of this Corporation:-

v  To provide financial assistance to the minorities for self employment in the form of Soft Loan.

v  To provide different scholarships (Merit-Cum-Means, Post Matric, Pre Matric and Talent support stipend) for poor and meritorious students.

v  To provide Education Loans for poor and meritorious students.

v   To promote training programmes for development and up gradation of skill.

v   To provide training for various competitive exams.

    v  To undertake programmes for empowerment of minority women.

Schemes:

 

Term Loan

Description:West Bengal Minorities’ Development & Finance Corporation is providing the Term loan up to Rs. 5 lakh for persons belonging to the notified minority communities.Repaymentwith @ 6%-8% interest in equal 12 or 20 quarterly instalments in 3 or 5 years.

Eligibility Criteria:1) Annual family income for rural area must be within Rs.98, 000/-(Rupees Ninety eight thousands) and for urban Areas it should be within Rs 1, 20,000/- (Rupees One lac twenty thousands) only. 2) Guarantor required for the application for more than Rs. 40,000/-. For Loan from Rs. 40,001/- to Rs.50, 000 –A Tax payer or professionally qualified person (e.g. Doctor, Engineer etc.) and For loan above Rs. 50,000/- -- A Govt./Semi Govt. Employee/Teacher  or a good beneficiary of WBMDFC. 3) Applicants having training & experience in respect of the business for which he/she is applying, will get preference. 4) Applicant’s age must be between 18 to 50 years . 5) Must have savings Bank Account.

Collection & Submission of Application form:- Application forms may be collected from the Minority office situated in the office of the District Magistrate, Sub Divisional Officer( S.D.O.) or Block Development Officer(B.D.O.). It is also available in the website of the corporation www.wbmdfc.org   Photocopy of the application form is also accepted.The application may be submitted round the year (on any working Day) in prescribed format at the local Block Development Officers’(B.D.O.).  office in case of rural areasand in Sub Divisional Officers’( S.D.O.)  Office, in case of urban areas. In case of Kolkata, it should be submitted at the office of District Officer  Minority Affairsat MinorityBhavan, 11/3 Dr.BrieshGuha Street, Park Circus,Kolkata-700017.

Photocopy of the Voter Card/ Aadhaar card/ Pan Card /Residential Certificate/ Trade License to be attached with the Application. If the applicant is a loanee/Defaulter in respect of loan taken from any Bank/Financial institute, he/she will not be eligible for consideration.

Scheme:  Micro Finance (Directly to SHGs):

 Description:1)Small loans are required to sustain the present business, income generating economic activities & self help activities. For these purpose Micro finance is provided directly to the Self Help Groups (SHGs). 2) At least 60% members of SHGs should be from Minority community. 3)UptoRs. 1,00,000/- per member of Self Help Group (SHGs)  are provided directly to SHGs. 4) Repayment at the rate of Interest @7% p.a.in 24 months.

Eligibility Criteria: 1)Self Help Group comprising of 10-20 Minority Women may apply for Loan under this scheme.

2)  Annual family income for rural area must be within Rs.98, 000/-(Rupees Ninety eight thousands)  and urban Areas within Rs 1, 20,000/- (Rupees One lac twenty thousands) only.

Collection & Submission of Application form: Application should be submitted in prescribed format of Corporation. For further detail about application,concerned district Office may be contacted. Application may be submitted at any time of the year.

Scheme:   Minority Women Empowerment Programme:

Description:  This programme is launched by MA & ME Deptt. ,Govt. of West Bengal for providing soft loan to Minority women for any income generating activity or business such as small business, cottage industry, Handicrafts etc. at the rate of 3% interest.. Subsidy @50% of loan amount, subject to a maximum of Rs.15000/-, is given to each beneficiary.

Collection & Submission of Application form:Application should be submitted in prescribed format of Corporation. For further detail about application concerned district Office may be contacted. Application may be submitted at any time of the year.

Scheme:   Educational Loan

Description:  - MaximumRs. 20 lakhs for study within the country and Rs.30 lakh for study in abroad Education loan is provided for pursuing professional courses like Medical, Engineering, Management, Nursing and Law etc. Repayment of the loan with interest @3 % interest in installments after 6 months of completion of the course or employment, whichever is earlier.

Eligibility Criteria:- 1) The student must be of Minority community, 2) Annual family income Rs.1, 20,000 for urban area and Rs.98, 000 for rural area, 3) Age group 16-32 years.

 Online Application time-Throughout the year,through www.wbmdfc.net

Scheme:Merit-cum-Means Scholarship:

Description: Merit-cum-Means Scholarship is given for pursuing professional / technical courses at graduate and post graduate level.

Eligibility Criteria:-1)The students selected for pursuing Technical/ Professional courses andselected for through competitive examination will get the facility of Merit Cum Means Scholarship.2) Must have secured at least 50% marks in the last Higher Secondary/Graduation Examination of professional / technical courses. 3) Annual Family Income upto Rs.2.5 Lakh. 4) The  students residing in West Bengal but pursuing studies in the institutes outside West Bengal are also eligible for applying.

Collection & Submission of Application form:-Online application is received through www.scholarships.gov.in in June-August every year.

Scheme:Pre-Matric Scholarship

Description:  - Scholarship is given to Minority students for pursuing studies from class I to X.

Eligibility Criteria:-1) Applicant must be citizen of India and resident of West Bengal. 2) Annual Family Income upto Rs.1.0 lakh. 3) Minimum Marks Required 50% in last Examination.

Collection & Submission of Application form:-Application to be filed Online through www.scholarships.gov.in. Generally Online applications are received in June-Augustevery year.Thereafter the hard copy of the filled in applicationshould be submitted at the respective institute. Hard copy should accompany, income certificate by the competent Authority, Copy of Bank Pass Book of the applicant/ Jointly with in the parents..

Scheme:Post Matric Scholarship

Description: - Scholarship is given to students for pursuing studies from class XI to PhD.

Eligibility Criteria:- 1) Applicant must be citizen of India and resident of West Bengal. 2) Annual Family Income upto Rs.2.0 lakh. 3) Minimum Marks Required 50% in last Examination.

Collection & Submission of Application form:- Application to be filed Online through www.scholarships.gov.in . Generally online applications are received in June-Augustevery year. Thereafter the hard copy of the filled in application should be submitted at the respective institute. Hard copy should accompany income certificate by the competent Authority, Copy of Bank Pass Book.

Scheme:Post Matric Stipend (Under Talent Support Programme)

Description: -This stipend is awarded to the students who have passed their last final examination with less than 50% marks and He/she iscontinuing studies class XI onwards up to Ph.D. (except professional and technical course). This stipend is awarded out of the State Govt. fund.

Eligibility Criteria:-1) Applicant must be citizen of India and resident of West Bengal. 2) Annual Family Income upto Rs.2.0 lakh. 3) Those who passed last examination with less than 50% marks are eligible for applying.

Collection & Submission of Application form:- Application is received through portalwww.tsp.wbmdfc.co.in. Generally application is received in the month of June to September each year. After filing online application the Hard copy of the application along with the Copy of the mark sheet of the last Examination, income certificate by the competent Authority, Copy of Bank Pass Book will have to be submitted at the concerned Institute.

Scheme:Swami Vivekananda Merit cum Means Scholarship scheme

 Description: -   Scholarship is given to meritorious minority students (belongs to Muslim / Christian / Sikh / Buddhist / Parsee & Jain) for pursuing studiesfrom class XI to Postgraduate in regular courses including Diploma (Polytechnic),Diploma in Pharmacy.

Eligibility Criteria:-1)Applicant must be domicile of West Bengal  and has been continuing education in the recognized institutes situated in West Bengal.2)Student should have passed out in the current yearfrom recognized institutions affiliated/accredited to the WBBSE/WBCHSE/WBBME/any board or university situated in the state of West Bengal.3)Annual family income must be within Rs. 2.5 lakhs(Certificate to be issued by an Officer not below the rank of Joint BDO).4)Minimum marks required in last examination Higher Secondary to Graduate level 75% and Post Graduate level Honours subject at Graduate level 53%, Graduation Level in case of engineering students 55% and K3-Kanyashree 45%

Vocational Training Programme: For upgrading the knowledge & skill in varioustrades, training Programmes are conductedmainly throughreputed institutions.Applications are received against advertisement by the concernedinstitute. Details of course of training, duration and venues are available at Website- www.wbmdfc.org from time to time.

 Job Oriented Coaching: WBMDFC also provides coaching for job oriented examination like Bank Probationary Officer Examination, Police Constable Recruitment Examination, School Service Commission, Primary TET to the minorities candidates.

Head Office: ‘AMBER’, DD-27/E, Sector- I, Salt Lake City, Kolkata-700064

Telephone- 033-40047468/40047469, Toll Free No- 1800 120 2130 Website- www.wbmdfc.org

 

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