PM lauds Telangana for topping in implementing PMSVANidhi scheme

Prime Minister Narendra Modi is seen on video conference with Chief Secretaries of all states including Telangana CS Somesh Kumar

Telangana State Government lauded for being the topmost performer in the implementation of Prime Minister Street Vendors AtmaNirbhar Nidhi (PMSVANidhi). Secretary Ministry of Housing and Urban Affairs Durga Shankar Mishra informed the Prime Minister that Telangana state stood first in the identification, disbursement and providing bank loans to the street vendors.


588099 street vendors were identified and 429250 loan applications were uploaded which is 72 per cent of the total identified vendors in the state. 3,07,279 loans were sanctioned and 1,76,628 loans were disbursed in the state. A mobile application was developed with which all street vendors could be surveyed within three months time. There is 602.91% increase in the number of street vendors in the quick survey. The government has also tied up with digital payment aggregators like Phone Pe, Bharath Pe, Paytm, Airtel Payment Bank, Pay Swiff etc for the generation of UPI IDs and issue of QR code to street vendors.

Prime Minister Narendra Modi today held a PRAGATI video conference with the Chief Secretaries of all states and reviewed the progress achieved in rural housing, public grievance redressal, various infrastructure projects and PMSVANidhi.

Chief Secretary Somesh Kumar, Principal Secretary MAUD Arvind Kumar, Principal Secretary Finance K Ramakrishna Rao, Principal Secretary Industries Jayesh Ranjan, Secretary Agriculture Janardhan Reddy, Secretary PR &RD Sandeep Kumar Sulthania, Secretary Labour Ahmed Nadeem, Secretary Health and Family Welfare Rizvi, Commissioner PR&RD Raghunandan Rao, Commissioner Civil Supplies Anil Kumar and CDMA Satyanarayana attended the conference.

Chief Secretary Somesh Kumar is seen participating in a video conference with the Prime Minister. Seen are secretaries of various departments.