MARKETING SUPPORT ASSISTANCE
To provide financial support for meeting the working capital requirement of the Central/State Government owned agencies and National level federations/Target Group for undertaking procurement and marketing of forest produces/agricultural produces and other related products/services grown/made or collected by the Scheduled Tribes.
i) INTEREST RATES
a) Assistance to the beneficiaries through the SCAs :
Interest rates on Marketing Support financial assistance is at par with rates of interest for term loan.
b) Assistance to the Channelising Agencies/ Federations directly involved in procurement marketing:
For the financial assistance availed by the Central/State/UT owned organizations/National level federations for undertaking procurement and marketing activities interest shall be charged by NSTFDC @ 7% p.a.
ii) REPAYMENT :
Repayment is fixed by NSTFDC based on nature/trade cycle of the activity.