Award of Retail Outlet, 2/3 Wheeler Outlet, Kerosene-LDO Dealership and LPG Distributorships:
Ministry of Petroleum & Natural Gas has reserved 7.5% of all type of dealership agencies of the public sector oil companies for Physically Handicapped/Govt. personnel (other than defense personnel disabled on duty/windows of Govt. personnel (other than defense personnel who die in the course of duty)
The oil industry appoints its dealers/distributors through an advertisement in one English daily and one regional daily having maximum circulation in the district in which the dealership distributorship is to be located.
Partially HH candidates are also eligible. Totally blind persons are eligible to apply for retail outlet/ kerosene/LDO dealership. They are however not eligible for LPG distributorship.
Income: The candidats income should not be more than Rs.50,000/- p.a. Income for this purpose would include the income of the candidate, his/her spouse, dependent children put together. In case of dependent, his/her parents income would also be taken into consideration.
Application form: Standard formats can be obtained from divisional/regional area office of the concerned oil companies.
Physically Handicapped persons are eligible to take loans under the scheme, if they satisfy the following conditions:
Keeping in view the social objective the interest will uniformly be charged 4% p.a. Physically Handicapped persons are eligible under DRI scheme for loan to purchase artificial limbs, hearing aids, wheelchairs etc., subject to maximum of Rs. 2500/- per borrower provided such assistance is given alongwith the advances for productive activities and self employment ventures and all other requirements under DRI scheme are fulfilled.
Under the scheme of “Financing Small Scale Industries”, a special provision has been made to allow concession of ?% in the interest to the physically handicapped availing working capital limit above Rs.2500/- and upto Rs. 2 lakhs.
The Manager of any public sector banks or its subsidiaries can be contacted for further details.