Sonowal Government to provide Loan to Entrepreneurs to revive tourism sector.

Under the 'Paryatan Sanjeevani Scheme', loan between ₹1 lakh and ₹20 lakh will be extended to interest local youths to take up new initiatives.

Assam CM Sarbananda Sonowal on Friday has announced a new scheme under which loan up to ₹20 lakh with interest subsidy would be provided to entrepreneurs to revive the tourism industry, the worst- affected sector by the Corona virus Pandemic.

Under the ‘Paryatan Sanjeevani Scheme’, loan between ₹1 lakh and ₹20 lakh will be expanded to interest local youngster to take up new initiatives, so that, the tourism sector gets a fresh lease of life amid the covid crisis, he said.

As a part of the scheme, the advances will be provided for 5 years, while the Assam government will be given first year’s interest, he said, adding there will be a one-year moratorium on repayment.

Speaking at the ‘Tourism Conclave’, Sarbananda Sonowal also inaugurated another scheme -‘Paryatan Sarathi‘, which will provide information about Assam tourism, facilities for bookings, tour packages, hotels along with online payment gateway options.

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