Islamabad July 28 2021: The meeting was held to fine-tune the modalities of the Kamyab Pakistan Programme (KPP) scheduled to be launched soon.
The Kamyab Pakistan Program is aimed at extending agricultural loans to farmers with landholding up to 12.5 acres under “Kamyab Kissan” scheme. Micro-loans would be extended up to Rs. 150,000 (per crop) for procurement of agricultural inputs. In addition, loans up to PKR 200,000 would be given for procurement of machinery and equipment. Another component of the KPP is introduction of a new tier in Naya Pakistan Low Cost Housing Scheme wherein loans of PKR 2.7 million (for NAPHDA) and PKR 2 million (for Non-NAPHDA) projects will be given at subsidized rates. Similarly, under “Kamyab Karobar”, loans shall be extended for small business and start-ups at 0% mark-up in both urban and rural areas.
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Dairy, Livestock, Poultry and Fisheries sectors will be included, Loan size is upto PKR 500,000 for Kamyab Karobar. The cumulative disbursement under the program would be PKR 1.6 trillion over the period of 03 years.
KPP will also integrate with government’s ongoing skill development program for educational and vocational training under ‘Kamyab Hunarmand’ scheme. The Finance Minister appreciated the motivation and commitment of all concerned who are making utmost efforts in designing the whole program and taking it forward towards its formal launch to benefit the marginalized segments of the society.
SAPM on Finance and Revenue Dr. Waqar Masood, SAPM on Youth Affairs Mr. Usman Dar, Chairman RSPN Mr. Shoaib Sultan, Secretary Finance Division Mr. Yusuf Khan, Executive Director Akhuwat Dr. Amjad Saqib, CEO PMN Mr. Mohsin Ahmed, CEO NRSP Mr. Rashid Bajwa, Chairman HBL Mr. Sultan Ali Allana, President BOP Mr. Zafar Masud, MD Kashaf Foundation Ms. Roshaneh Zafar, Ex-Governor SBP Syed Salim Raza and other senior officers participated in the meeting.
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The Finance Minister welcomed the prominent participants from the private sector and commended their professional expertise in respective fields. He thanked them for their valuable input/suggestions with reference to Kamyab Pakistan Program and reiterated to ensure successful implementation of KPP through a collaborative and cohesive approach.