Smt. Pushpa Aged 50 years W/o Sh. Babulal Dhurve, R/O Village- Sanwal Menda, Tehsil – Bhainsdehi, Distt. Betul, Madhya Pradesh– 10th Class pass was Sarpanch of her small Village. Her annual family income was around Rs.26000/- p.a. She was conscious of the fact that with meagre income it would be difficult to sustain a family of 6 members especially with growing children and their requirements. She decided to shoulder part burden of her spouse by taking up some economic activity. She came to know about NSTFDC and its programmes from the Tehsildar and decided to avail NSTFDC loan for plying Jeep Taxi. The District Office of the State Agency of NSTFDC helped her in applying for the loan in the year 1995. She was sanctioned an amount of Rs.145000/- for the purpose in April 1996. Since then she has been running the Jeep successfully and earning a net income of about Rs.7000/- p.m. She has since fully repaid the loan .