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SIDBI enters into loan agreement with Japan
Published on 19 Jun. 2011 10:32 PM IST
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Small Industries Development Bank of India (SIDBI) has entered into a loan agreement of JPY 30 billion with Japan
International Cooperation Agency (JICA) for financing the Micro, Small and Medium Enterprises (MSMEs) Energy Saving Project in India.
The agreement was signed on Thursday by Alok Prasad, Indian Ambassador to Japan and Sadako Ogato, President, JICA in Tokyo.
The objective of the project is to promote energy saving in the MSMEs in India, by providing financial assistance through SIDBI and through refinance assistance by SIDBI to the banks, State Financial
Corporations (SFCs) and Non-Bank Financial Companies (NBFCs) thereby contributing to environmental improvement, sustainable economic development in the country and mitigation of global climate change.
SIDBI has been at the forefront in implementing energy saving investments in the MSMEs in India. The above project is Phase 2 of the MSME Energy Saving Project with JICA. The Phase-1 project with a loan component of JPY 30 billion has been implemented in a record period of around 2 years during 2008-10.

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