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Status: Active

Classification: Central Government Schemes

Release Date(s):
6th March 2024

Offering: Loan/Credit

Entity Type: Development Financial Institution

Reading Time: 4 Mins

Ticket Size: Upto ₹3 Crore

Entity Name: Small Industries Development Bank of India

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About this scheme…

SWIFT Scheme was launched by Small Industries Developmental Bank of India (SIDBI) in collaboration with IDBI Bank, City Union Bank (CUB) and Yes Bank with the aim to provide working capital assistance to MSMEs.


How is it being implemented?

Under SWIFT Scheme, direct financial assistance in the form of Overdraft facility is given to,


What’s on offer?

I. Product

  • Overdraft (OD) facility
  • Ticket size: upto ₹3 Crores
  • Option to choose banking platform from multiple banks (IDBI Bank/CUB/Yes Bank)


II. Purpose:

  • Working capital requirement


III. Borrower Type:

  • Individuals, Sole Proprietorship, Partnership, Limited Liability Partnership, Limited Liability Company, Private Limited Company, or Public Limited Company
  • For more information around this, please contact SIDBI via means mentioned below


IV. Security or Collateral or Guarantee or Insurance

  • For more information around requirement of Security, Collateral, Guarantee, Insurance; please contact SIDBI via means mentioned below
  • There is no requirement for submission of monthly/quarterly statements pertaining to tock/ Book Debt/ QIS etc.


V. Interest Rate


VI. Processing Fee

  • 0.25% at the time of sanction
  • 0.10% per annum at time of review/renewal


VII. Margin Money Requirement

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


VIII. Tenure, Repayments & Pre-Closures

  • Tenure: OD facility is renewed at regular intervals
  • For more information around this, please contact SIDBI via the means mentioned below


IX. Turnaround Time

  • Borrower receives a paperless in-principal offer note soon after completion of digital journey i.e. filing the loan application online
  • Post this, the borrower may need to approach their chosen Bank as suggested in point I above for availing the OD facility
  • For more information around this, please contact SIDBI via the means mentioned below


Interested? Read ahead to check your eligibility….

I. Are you are a Micro-enterprise, Small-enterprise, or a Medium-enterprise as per MSMED act of 2006, operating consecutively for 3 years?


II. Your business is not availing working capital or overdraft facility from any other Bank or Financial Institution?


III. Your business has never defaulted with any Bank or Financial Institutions?


If your answers to the questions above are an emphatic YES, you are all set to avail loan under SIDBI’s SWIFT Scheme!


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

I. Details of progress under the SWIFT Scheme do not seem to be available in the public domain


So, now, how should you go about it?

I. For submitting application, register and apply online on the SIDBI website here


II. For information on loan application, application process and documentation requirements, please contact SIDBI via means mentioned below


III. For any queries, please contact SIDBI:



  • Call on Toll Free Number: 180 022 6753, Timing: 10.30AM – 6.00PM



  • WhatsApp on +91 86930 33333










Go on then…and do spread the word!



1. About the Scheme

2. SIDBI Annual Report 2022-23

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