KARACHI: Federal Finance Minister for Finance , Senator Mohammad Ishaq Dar here on Tuesday held a meeting to review Youth Business Loan Scheme.
During the meeting at State Bank of Pakistan (SBP) , the Finance Minister was briefed about the statistics of application forms which have been completely evaluated as per laid down procedure. Also about the rejected ones and the reasons thereof, said an official statement.
Senator Muhammad Ishaq Dar urged the concerned officials to finalize the processing of application forms by end of this month.
On the statistics of female applicants, the Minister described these as under-represented.
He directed the concerned officials that the current number of forms did not fulfill the allotted women quota of 50 percent and needed to be reviewed to address quota requirement.
He advised that loan be disbursed as per provincial quota and vacant positions of any province be carried forward to the next quarter. These should not be re-allotted to other provinces, he added.