The program is aimed at providing loan support to Farmer Producer Collectives (FPC) & Farmer Producer Organizations (FPO) of small and marginal farmers. FPC/FPO are formed to organize small & marginal farmers for (a) backward linkage for inputs like seeds, fertilizers, credit, insurance and extension services and (b) forward linkages such as collective marketing, processing, market -led agriculture production, etc. to gain collective bargaining power.
Who is eligible for the Loan?
Farmer Producer Company (FPC) & Farmer Producer Organizations (FPO) - Registered societies & Trusts.
Minimum-Rs.50000/-, Maximum Rs.200 lakh
FPC cases up to Rs.100 lakh covered under credit guarantee scheme of SFAC
Cases above Rs. 100 lakh are considered under regular AGRI/ MSE product with collateral coverage of minimum 100 % of loan amount.
Term Loan: Maximum 3-8 years depending upon the purpose of investment, economic life of asset and cash flow of the activity.