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Prime Minister's Youth Business Loan, for young entrepreneurs between the age group of 21 - 45 years, is designed to provide subsidised financing at 8.0% mark-up per annum for one hundred thousand (100,000) beneficiaries, through designated financial institutions, initially through National Bank of Pakistan (NBP) and First Women Bank Ltd. (FWBL).
Small business loan with tenure up to 8 years, with first year grace period, and a debt : equity of 90:10 will be disbursed to SME beneficiaries across Pakistan, covering; Punjab, Sindh, Khyber Pakhtunkhwa, Balochistan, Gilgit Baltistan, Azad Jammu & Kashmir and Federally Administered Tribal Areas (FATA). It has a 50% quota for women and 5% quota for families of Shaheeds, Widows and Disabled persons.
NPO Services for PM's Youth Business Loan Applicants/ Beneficiaries
National Productivity Organization is providing training and consultancy services to help loan beneficiaries in realizing their entrepreneurial dreams. We have designed special programs to cater the needs of loan beneficiaries and enable them to successfully develop and manage a new business venture. The key objective is to support the beneficiaries in minimizing/ eliminating risk factors and ensuring sustainability of their businesses. We are providing training and consultancy in following key areas:
- 1) Business Planning
- Business Ideas Generation
- Developing a Unique Business Strategy
- Developing a Business Plan for a New Venture
- Strengthening Financial Management Skills
- Risk Management
- 2) Enterprise Establishment/ Development
- Acquiring & Controlling Business Assets
- Planning and Controlling Work
- Understanding Quality
- Strengthening your Product/ Services
- Controlling Costs
- 3) Marketing Management
- Assessing Marketing Opportunities
- Improving Your Selling Skills
- Positioning Yourself in the Market
- Caring for the Customer
- Achieving Success in Marketing
- 4) Productivity/ Soft Skills
- Becoming an Effective Manager
- Leading your Team
- Effective Business Communication
National Productivity Organization (NPO) is the sole Government body undertaking PRODUCTIVITY with QUALITY INITIATIVES in Pakistan. NPO promotes enhancement of productivity culture in Public and Private sector Organization by providing training, seminars, workshops, consultancy, release of index surveys, qualification certification, promotion of a comprehensive understanding of energy and the environment, research on productivities. read more »
CEO Message : The rapid pace of globalization, increasing competition for investment and integration of global supply chains put premium on the ability of all actors in Pakistan economy to move into the phase of high value addition. Productivity enhancement presently is a key for our survival in international market.
Keeping in view the global challenges, NPO is striving to promote productivity and quality in almost all sector of the Pakistan economy. NPO aspires to move Pakistan into the phase of high value addition through its services. On one hand through research and consultancy services we are improving institutional factors of overall productivity. On the other hand through training and incubation services we are working on supply side factors of productivity.
Currently efficient/developed economies in the world generate 16 times more GDP than least efficient/developed countries with the same amount of energy. NPO through its energy audits services have identified about 15-20 percent energy saving possibilities by recommending world's best practices in energy usage.