Narayani Scheme 

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Status: Active

Classification: Public Sector Scheme

Release Date(s):
28th January 2023
8th July 2021

Offering: Loan/Credit

Entity Type: Public Sector Bank

Reading Time: 4 Mins

Ticket Size: ₹ 10 Lakhs to ₹ 50 Lakhs

Entity Name: U GRO Capital Limited

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Disclaimer….before you read ahead!

The information contained herein is of a general nature and for information purposes only, with the intent of raising awareness around various resources, schemes etc. available for women entrepreneurs in India. It is not intended to address the circumstances of any particular individual or entity. It does not purport to be all-inclusive or necessarily contain all the information that may be relevant for the reader, and may be subject to updation, revision or amendment. Although we endeavor to provide accurate and timely information, there can be no guarantee that such information is accurate as of the date it is received or that it will continue to remain accurate in the future. The reader, therefore, is required to exercise their discretion; and not act on such information without appropriate professional advice after a thorough examination of the particular situation.

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About the scheme…

Narayani Scheme was launched on March 8, 2020 by U GRO Capital Limited (U GRO). It is an unsecured SME lending product designed exclusively for women entrepreneurs recognizing the value of their role in generation of employment opportunities and economic growth.

U GRO has presence spread across the country with 95 branches.


How is it being implemented?

Under Narayani Scheme, direct financial assistance, in the form of loans, is given to

Women entrepreneurs operating in 8 SME sectors and 38 SME sub-sectors that U GRO presently targets across Healthcare, Education, Chemicals, Food Processing/FMCG, Hospitality, Electrical Equipment & Components, Auto Components, Light Engineering. Please click here to know more about these sectors & sub-sectors


What’s on offer?

I. Product:

  • Term loans
  • Ticket size from ₹ 10 Lakhs to ₹ 50 Lakhs

II. Purpose:

  • Acquisition of fixed asset
  • Working capital requirements

III. Borrower Type

  • Individuals (23 – 65 years)
  • For information around the eligible business structure – Sole Proprietorship, Partnership, or Company; please contact U GRO via means mentioned below

IV. Security or Collateral or Guarantee or Insurance

  • Primary Security: First charge on assets created out of U GROs finance
  • Collateral Security: Nil
  • Guarantee: Nil
  • For information around requirement of insurance, please contact U GRO via means mentioned below

V. Interest Rate

  • U GRO offers 0.50% lesser RAAC (Risk Assets Acceptance Criteria) rate vis-à-vis rates of other unsecured SME lending products available for women entrepreneurs which ranges between 15 – 27%
  • For more concrete information around the interest rates, please contact U GRO Capital via means mentioned below

VI. Processing fee

  • Nil

VII. Margin money requirement

  • For information around margin money requirement, please contact U GRO Capital via means mentioned below

VIII. Tenure, Repayments & Pre-Closures

  • Tenure: ranges between 1 – 4 years
  • Pre-closure charges: Nil if loan is serviced for more than 18 months
  • For information around repayments etc., please contact U GRO Capital Limited via means mentioned below

IX. Turnaround Time

  • May take 4 -5 days
  • For more concrete information around turnaround time, please contact U GRO Capital Limited via means mentioned below


Interested? Read ahead to check your eligibility….

I. For information around eligibility criteria, please contact U GRO Capital Limited via means mentioned below


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

I. Details for Narayani Scheme by U GRO Capital don’t seem to be available in the public domain


So, now, how should you go about it?

I. For submitting application and documents:

  • Share your details here, and a U GRO representative will get in touch within 1 working day
  • Visit a U GROW branch nearest to you. Scroll this link for details of U GRO’s 95 branches across the country

II. For information on indicative loan application form and list of documentation required to be submitted, please contact U GRO via means mentioned herein. However, details around Standard Terms & Conditions of loans can be found here

III. For any queries,

Please contact U GRO Capital on +91-22-41821600 from Monday – Saturday from 9.30 AM to 6.00 PM




Raise an online query here


Visit a U GROW branch nearest to you. Scroll this link for details of U GRO’s 95 branches across the country


Go on then…and do spread the word!



  1. About the Scheme
  2. About Average Turn Around Time of the Scheme
  3. U GRO’s Latest Credit Rating Report
  4. U GRO’s Latest Annual Report
  5. U GRO’s Latest Earnings Presentation
  6. U GRO’s Latest Investor Presentation
  7. Latest News Coverage on the Scheme: U GRO Capital launches Narayani to encourage women entrepreneurs in India

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