KBL Mahila Udyog Scheme

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Status: Active

Classification: Public Sector Scheme

Release Date(s):
8th October 2022
31st March 2021

Offering: Loan/Credit

Entity Type: Public Sector Bank

Reading Time: 4 Mins

Ticket Size: Upto ₹10 Lakhs

Entity Name: Karnataka Bank Ltd.

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About the scheme…
KBL Mahila Udyog Scheme
 was launched by Karnataka Bank Ltd. (KBL) to meet credit requirements of women entrepreneurs for any income generating activity.


How is it being implemented?

Under KBL Mahila Udyog Scheme, direct financial assistance is given to

  • Women entrepreneurs
  • Women Self Help Groups


What’s on offer?
I. Product: 

  • Term loans or demand promissory notes (DPN) upto ₹10 Lakhs
  • Working capital facility such as overdraft, cash credit etc. upto ₹2 Lakhs
  • Total exposure per borrower, across term loans, DPN and/or working capital facility, to not exceed ₹10 Lakhs

II. Purpose:

  • Acquisition of fixed assets
  • Working capital requirements

III. Borrower Type

  • Individuals, Sole Proprietorship, Partnership, Private Limited Company, Public Limited Company
  • Women Self Help Groups

IV. Security or Collateral or Guarantee or Insurance

  • First charge or hypothecation over assets created out of Bank’s finance
  • Coverage under Credit Guarantee Fund Trust for Micro and Small Enterprises (CGTMSE) wherever permissible
  • For more information around requirement of guarantee and insurance, please contact KBL via means mentioned below

V. Interest Rate

  • 11% w.e.f. October 1, 2022

VI. Processing fee

  • For loans upto ₹5 Lakhs: Nil
  • For loans above ₹5 Lakhs: 0.25%

VII. Margin money requirement

  • 15 – 30%
  • For information around this, please contact KBL via means mentioned below

VIII. Tenure, Repayments & Pre-Closures

  • Tenure
    • For term loans: upto 120 months including moratorium, if any, of not exceeding 12 months depending on the type of project
    • For demand promissory notes: upto 34 months
    • For working capital facility: 12 months
  • For information around repayment, pre-closures, prepayments, penal charges etc., please contact KBL via means mentioned below

IX. Turnaround Time

  • This scheme is characterized by simple processing and quick sanction
  • For information around this, please contact KBL via means mentioned below


Interested? Read ahead to check your eligibility….

I. Do you individually or jointly with other women, fully own and manage the business?

In case of Partnerships, Private Limited Company or Public Limited Company, do you have a share of not less than 51%, as partner or shareholder, and control?

If your answers to the questions above are an emphatic YES, you are all set to avail loans under KBL Mahila Udyog Scheme!


So…how big is this scheme and what has been done so far?

I. Details around KBL Mahila Udyog Scheme don’t seem to be available in the public domain


So, now, how should you go about it?

I. For submitting application:

II. For information on,

III. For any queries,

  • Please contact KBL on,
    • Toll free number 1800 425 1444 OR 1800 572 8031
    • Call 080 22021500 OR 080 22021507 OR 080 22021508 OR 080 22021509


  • Request a call back by filling in information here




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