The OBCFDCC assist a wide range of income generating activities to assist the poorer section of these classes in skill development and self employment ventures under following broad sectors.
Agriculture & Allied activities
Small business/Artisan & traditional occupation
NBCFDC/NMDFC provides financial assistance through State Channelising Agency (SCAs) nominated by the State i.e OBCFDCC.
Under Term Loan Scheme, loans are given upto 85% of the project cost subject to a maximum of Rs.5.00 lakhs. Rate of interest is 6% p.a.
Group Micro Finance through Self-Help Groups. The Scheme provides loan upto 90% of the project cost. The maximum loan limit is Rs.s25,000/- per beneficiary. The rate of interest is 5% p.a.
For inculcating the spirit of Self-reliance among the women of Backward Classes living below the poverty line, the Corporation has introduced New Swarnima Scheme for women. Maximum loan limit is Rs.50,000/- @4% p.a.
Skill development training through Govt. and private I.T.Is approved by Director, Technical Education & Training, Orissa.