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Name: Joydeep Saha
Camera : Nikkon D50
Location : Kumortuli
Date : 12-9-2009
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People Who inspired us

B.D. Narang
Place: New Delhi

Was the CMD of Oriental Bank of Commerce till 2005.
Now, as a Management Consultant, helping companies to restructure, he earns around Rs 8-10 lakh a month.

Did extensive reading on equities and acquired first-hand knowledge on the job.

If someone has entrepreneurial capabilities, he should never sit at home. I feel I should create at least hundred jobs at the end.

Name: Ashish K. Sanyal

Was a Banker till 2001. Never travelled outside India, while at the bank. Now, a Freelance Photographer, he gets to tour the world and earn well.

A self-taught photographer who sharpened his talent by attending various workshops.

All you need to do is take the plunge and be passionate about your work and the rest will automatically fall in place.s

Suresh Gaur
Place: New Delhi

Was a Banker till he took voluntary retirement in 2008.
Now, as a Communication Specialist, he earns around Rs 50,000 a month while pursuing his dreams.

He already had the requisite experience and skills, he says.

Don't wait for retirement to do what you love. Look for opportunities that suit you the best and success will be yours.

Arun Gupta
Place: Noida

Retired as Colonel in the Indian Army in 1996.

Now, as a Certified Financial Planner, he runs his own firm and earns more Rs 1 lakh every month.
Cleared the certified financial planner programme in 2006.

If you retire at 60, what will you do for the next 20-25 years? The point is to keep yourself busy and fit, both physically & financially. 

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Self-Employment Schemes

What is the scope of Self Employment Schemes?

Answer: These schemes provide financial assistance to retired defence personnel for starting self-employment ventures.

What do you mean by service industry?

Answer: The Service Industry consists of businesses that offer services to the public such as workshops, telephone booths and house keeping.

Why are loans not being granted for transportation ventures?

Answer: Loans are not being granted for transportation ventures because of non-clearance of dues and outstanding loans against the ex-servicemen, as per government orders.

How can I apply for assistance under the Scheme?

Answer: An Ex-Serviceman has to apply for this scheme through Zilla Sainik Boards and Rajya Sainik Boards to Nationalized Banks and State Financial Corporations.

Who sanctions the loans or funds?

Answer: Banks, financial institutions and State Financial Corporations are responsible for providing loans or funds for starting self-employment ventures.

Does the Directorate General of Resettlement (DGR) disburse funds or loans?

Answer: No, the DGR does not disburse any funds or loans. It only provides information and advice to ex servicemen for obtaining loans.

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