SIDBI Thematic Assistance for Purchase of Capital Assets in New Enterprises

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Status: Active

Classification: Central Government Schemes

Release Date(s):
21st October 2023

Offering: Loan/Credit

Entity Type: Development Financial Institution

Reading Time: 5 Mins

Ticket Size: Upto ₹20 Crores

Entity Name: Small Industries Development Bank of India

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About this scheme…


SIDBI Thematic Assistance for Purchase of Capital Assets in New Enterprises (STHAPAN) was launched by Small Industries Development Bank of India (SIDBI)  during FY 2021-22 with the aim of facilitating flow of credit to New & Existing MSMEs pursuing growth opportunities by setting up Greenfield Units.


How is it being implemented?


Under STHAPAN, direct financial assistance in the form of loans is given to MSMEs setting up Greenfield units in:


STHAPAN is one of the Direct Finance Schemes launched by SIDBI under Special Liquidity Facility-3 (SLF-3) during 2021-22, a step towards providing liquidity and growth support to MSMEs to help recover from slow down caused by resurgence of COVID-19 pandemic. SIDBI has been allocated a corpus of ₹1,600 Crores by Reserve Bank of India (RBI) towards SLF-3.

Hence, STHAPAN Scheme will be valid till utilization of this corpus as allocated/decided from time to time towards this Scheme. For latest update on validity of this Scheme, please contact SIDBI via means mentioned below.


What’s on offer?


I. Product

  • Term loans of upto ₹20 Crores, subject to maximum of 75% of project cost


II. Purpose:

  • Acquisition of fixed assets


III. Borrower Type:

  • Sole Proprietorship, Partnership, Limited Liability Partnership (LLP), Limited Liability Company (LLC), Private Limited Company, Public Limited Company


IV. Security or Collateral or Guarantee or Insurance

  • Security: First charge over assets created out of SIDBI’s finance
  • For more information around Security, Collateral, Guarantee and Insurance, please contact SIDBI via means mentioned below


V. Interest Rate

  • Marginal Cost of the Fund-Based Lending Rate (MCLR) based Return On Investment (ROI) as per internal rating
  • For more information around interest rate on the Scheme, please contact SIDBI via means mentioned below
  • Earlier, the interest rate on STHAPAN Scheme was Repo Rate + 2.20% to 3.50% (floating) for first year; with reset applicable thereafter as per internal rating. Hence at Current Repo Rate of 6.50%, the interest rate for first year would have ranged between 6.70% – 10.00%


VI. Processing Fee

  • For information around this, please contact SIDBI via means mentioned below


VII. Margin Money Requirement

  • 25% of project cost


VIII. Tenure, Repayments & Pre-Closures

  • Tenure of upto 7 years including a moratorium period of upto 2 years
  • For information around repayments, pre-closures and other condition, please contect SIDBI via means mentioned below


IX. Turnaround Time

  • After verification of KYC documents & due diligence, the loan amount will be credited within 48 hours (about 2 days)


Interested? Read ahead to check your eligibility….


I. Are you a New or Existing MSME looking to set up a greenfield unit(s)?


Does your business operate in sectors under Production Linked Incentive Scheme identified by GOI?


Does your business operate in High growth / sunrise sectors and other important sectors


Do you (esp. promoter(s) of new entity) have a prior experience in manufacturing business of at least 3 years for loan requirement of upto ₹5 Crores?


Do you have a prior experience in business of at least 5 years for loan requirement above ₹5 Crores?


If your answers to the questions above are an emphatic YES, you are all set to avail loan under STHAPAN!


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

I. Latest details around STHAPAN Scheme don’t seem to be available in the public domain

II. However, as of March 31, 2022, SIDBI sanctioned loans worth ₹2,852 Crores to 1,871 MSMEs (out of which, ₹1,853 Crores had been disbursed) under the two new direct finance products it launched during 2021-22 i.e. STHAPAN & ARISE as a part of SLF-3


So, now, how should you go about it?

I. For submitting application:






II. For information on indicative list of documents required, please refer here or here


III. For any queries,

  • Please contact SIDBI on toll free number 1800226753 from 10.30 am to 6.00 pm








Go on then…and do spread the word!



  1. About the Scheme 1 (Scroll to look for STHAPAN)
  2. About the Scheme 2
  3. About the Scheme 3
  4. SIDBI Working Report 2021-22
  5. Details around SLF-3


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