The scheme would provide employment to 1.6 million people: Mian Aslam

LAHORE (Web Desk) - Punjab Minister for Industry and Commerce Mian Aslam Iqbal has said that easy loans are being provided under Punjab Rozgar Scheme to enable the aspiring people start new businesses or promote existing ones.

Provincial Minister, in a statement, said loans of more than Rs200 million have been given to 412 people while 615 cases of easy loans of more than Rs430 million have been approved. Under the scheme of over Rs30 billion, easy loans of Rs.100,000 to Rs.10 million are being provided.

The minister said that the scheme would provide employment to 1.6 million people and benefit 16,000 Small and Medium Enterprises.