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STAR MSME E RICKSHAW FINANCE

Objective

To provide assistance to transport operators under Micro category and to create employment opportunity.

Eligibility

1. All Individual, Transport Operators, Association, Proprietorship firm, Partnership firm.

2. All the entities should be engaged in transport business and/or should be desirous of owing and running E Rickshaws.

3. The Borrowers should have been granted permit by an appropriate authority to run e rickshaws for passenger or goods transport.

 

Purpose

Purchase of new e-rickshaw and /or one time battery replacement

 

Nature of Facility

Term Loan

 

Quantum of Finance

Maximum 5 lacs

(1. Only One E Rickshaw is to be financed at single point of time.
2. Total No of E Rickshaws financed under the scheme to a single borrower should not exceed 3 at any point of time)

 

Extent of Finance

1. For New E Rickshaw: Maximum 85% of the invoice cost of vehicle or 80% of on Road price whichever is less.

2.Battery Replacement after One Year: 75% of the Battery Replacement Cost (Finance for Battery Replacement to be considered only once, within the tenure of loan for purchase of E Rickshaw)

3. Finance for Battery Replacement should be within the maximum quantum of finance under the scheme.

 

Margin

1. For New Rickshaw: Minimum 15% of the invoice cost of the vehicle or 20% of on road price, whichever is higher.

2.Battery Replacement Cost : Minimum 25%

 

Assessment of Loan

1. The economic viability should be worked out as per prescribed proforma applicable to SRTO Loans.

No detailed project report is to be obtained for commercial use vehicles.

2. In the case of captive use, there should be adequate cash flow from the existing activity to service the term loan installments and interest.

Minimum DSCR required: 1.25

 

Repayment

Term Loan to be repaid in monthly equated installments (EMIs).

1. The Term Loan for purchase of vehicle is to be repaid in maximum 48 months, including moratorium of 01 month.

2. Term Loan for purchase of Battery is to be repaid in maximum 18 months, including moratorium of 01 month. However it should be ensured that the maximum repayment period for Battery Replacement loan should not exceed the residual period of repayment of loan granted for corresponding vehicle purchase.

 

Security

Primary: Hypothecation of Vehicle Purchased

Collateral: Loans to be covered under CGFMU/CGTMSE

 

Rate of Interest

  • 1.For Purchase of First Vehicle:01 Yr MCLR+BSS+0.50% (CRP)
  • 2.For Purchase of Subsequent Vehicles: 01 Yr MCLR+BSS+1.00% (CRP)
  • 3.For Battery Replacement Cost:01 Yr MCLR+BSS+1.50% (CRP)
 

Service Charges

Rs 1000 (For purchase of first Vehicle)

Rs 2000 (For Purchase of subsequent Vehicle)

Rs 500 (For Battery Replacement Finance)

Service Charges includes PPC+Documentation+Inspection

 

Insurance

Assets charged to the Bank to be comprehensively insured with Strike Riot and Civil Commotion (SRCC) clause and Bank’s charge to be mentioned in the insurance policy.

 

Disbursement

Direct to the dealer/supplier by means of DD/Pay order/RTGS/NEFT

 

Sanctioning Authority

As per Delegation of Powers

 

Identification of Manufacturers

Since Most of the Manufacturers of E Rickshaws are catering to the local market and have limited area of operation spanning across 3 to 5 states, Identification of manufacturers for financing its products under the scheme is being delegated to Zonal Managers.

Zonal Managers may approve the manufacturers of E Rickshaws taking into view the following parameters:

  • The Company/Firm should be in the line of Business for at least two years
  • The Company/Firm should have achieved a minimum sales of 200 units in the last preceding financial year.
  • The Company/Firm should have posted profit in the last preceding financial year
  • The Company /Firm should have obtained all statutory licenses/approval for manufacturing of E Rickshaws.
  • The Company/Firm should have proper after sales service set up and should be spread across various locations.
 

Other Compliances

1. The E Rickshaws should have to be ICAT (International Centre of Automotive Technology) /ARAI (Automotive Research Association of India Ltd) approved.

2. The E Rickshaws has to be registered with the local Transport authority and a copy of RC should be kept on record.

 

Other Matters

1. All the facilities financed under the scheme should be reported under MUDRA.

2. Due Diligence of the Borrowers should be carried out as per extant guidelines.

3. Inspection of the Hypothecated Vehicles should be carried out once in six months.

4. No finance should be done for second hand vehicle under the scheme.

5. Copy of original invoices/Bills (In case of Battery Replacement) should be kept on record.

6. Separate Account within the same customer ID should be opened for Battery Replacement Loan.

7. Branches to obtain certificate regarding requirement of Battery Replacement from the authorized service center of the manufacturer, in case of finance for Battery Replacement.

8. Close Monitoring of accounts financed under the scheme should be done at Zonal Office Level.

9. In case of any E Rickshaw Manufacturer is approved by any Zone the same should be intimated to HO for reporting and circulation purpose.