38.58 crore loans extended since inception of Pradhan Mantri MUDRA Yojana (PMMY)
26.35 crore loans (68%) extended to Women Entrepreneurs and 19.84 crore loans (51%) to SC/ST/OBC category of borrowers under PMMY
PMMY generated 1.12 crore net additional employment during 2015 to 2018
As per data uploaded by Member Lending Institutions (MLIs) on Mudra portal, as on 27.01.2023, more than 38.58 crore loans have been extended since inception of the Scheme in April 2015. Out of this, over 26.35 crore loans have been extended to Women Entrepreneurs (68%) and 19.84 crore loans to SC/ST/OBC category of borrowers (51%). This was stated by the Union Minister of State for Finance Dr Bhagwat Kisanrao Karad in a written reply to a question in Lok Sabha today.
The Minister further stated that the Ministry of Labour and Employment (MoLE) had conducted a large sample survey at the national level to assess employment generation under PMMY. As per the survey results, PMMY helped in generating 1.12 crore net additional employment in the country during a period of approximately 3 years (i.e. from 2015 to 2018).
District-wise and State/UT-wise details of loans disbursed under the Scheme are placed at ANNEXURE I.