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Kamyab Jawan – Youth Entrepreneurship Scheme

Prime Minister’s ‘Kamyab Jawan – Youth Entrepreneurship Scheme’, for young entrepreneurs between the age group of 21 – 45 years, is designed to provide subsidized financing through the National Bank of Pakistan, Bank of Punjab and Bank of Khyber under the guidance and supervision of the State Bank of Pakistan.

The loans will be disbursed to SME beneficiaries across Pakistan, covering; Punjab, Sindh, Khyber Pakhtunkhwa, Balochistan, Gilgit Baltistan and Azad Jammu & Kashmir. The Program aims to provide 25% of the loans to women entrepreneurs.

Loans provided through Kamyab Jawan Program are segregated in two tiers: Tier 1 loans fall in the range of Rs. 100,000 to Rs. 500,000, with Debt:Equity 90:10 and 6% markup to borrower, and, Tier 2 loans are from Rs. 500,000 to Rs. 5,000,000, with Debt:Equity 80:20 and 8% markup to borrower. Both loans are for a period of upto 8 years with a grace period of 1 year.

SMEDA has been tasked with an advisory role in the implementation of PM’s scheme.

Download Kamyab Jawan Program Form

Download Kamyab Jawan Program Information

Criteria & Eligibility

A .Loans provided through the Program are segregated in two tiers:

Tier 1 loans fall in the range of Rs. 100,000 to Rs. 500,000

Tier 2 loans fall in the range of Rs. 500,000 to Rs. 5,000,000.

B. Mark up for Working Capital & Term Loans:

Tier 1 loans: 6% per annum fixed for borrower.

Tier 2 loans: 8% per annum fixed for borrower.

C. Tenure of loans

Upto 8 years, with maximum a grace period of upto one year.

D. Security Requirements will be as follows:

For Tier 1 loans only personal guarantee of the borrower is required

Security requirements for Tier 2 loans will be as per bank’s own credit policy

E. Applicants contribution

For Tier 1 loans applicant will contribute 10% equity with 90% financing through bank loan.

For Tier 2 loans applicant will contribute 20% equity and 80% financing through bank loan.

F. Eligible sectors

All sectors are eligible

G. Age Limit

For Tier 1 and Tier 2 Loans, Age Limit is 21-45 years at the time of form submission. In case of IT or Computer related businesses, minimum age limit is reduced to 18 years.

H. Application form

Loan Application Forms will be available at branches of participating banks, whereas soft copies of application form can be downloaded from the following websites:

1 Kamyab Jawan Program: kamyabjawan.gov.pk.

2.National Bank of Pakistan: nbp.com.pk

3.Bank of Punjab: bop.com.pk

4.Bank of Khyber: bok.com.pk

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  1. Why is the government providing loans for the project while it is being funded by United nation. Rather then providing loan, government should develop infrastructure and provide free resources to entrepreneurs to develop the IT sector which would increase SMEs in Pakistan.
    Also changing the name of project would not make in any more productive. The project was launched in Jan 2015 by UNDP and financing details are as under
    2015 $1,303,245
    2016 $1,505,543
    2017 $964,335
    2018 $2,018,773
    2019 $1,688,209

    Where has this funding gone. Why the loans???

    Source: https://www.pk.undp.org/content/pakistan/en/home/projects/yep.html

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