Karnataka Minorities Development
Corporation Limited

Government of Karnataka


Self-Employment Scheme 


Under this scheme, loans and subsidy will be provided to the religious minority communities with the help of Nationalized / Scheduled banks to start or improve a small-scale handicraft industry, service sector and agro-based activities. 33% of the unit cost or maximum of Rs. 1.00 Lakh will be given as a subsidy.


(A) Applicants must belong to the State Religious Minority Community.

(B) The applicant must be a permanent resident of the State.

(E) The age limit of the applicant is between 18 to 55 years.

(E) Family annual income from all sources should not be more than Rs.81,000/- in rural area and Rs. 1,03,000 in urban areas.

(G) No member of the applicant's family shall be an employee of the State/Central/ Government PSU.

(H) Applicants should not have availed a loan in KMDC earlier.



  1. Online application
  2. Beneficiary's latest 2 passport size photos
  3. Caste and income certificate
  4. Copy of Aadhaar card
  5. Project report of the industry activity

Selection Panel

  1. MLA of the concerned Assembly Constituency - Chairman
  2. Member of the Legislative Council who is permanent resident in that Taluk - Vice-Chairman
  3. Concerned Taluk Tahsildar - Member
  4. Executive Officer of concerned Taluk Panchayat-Member
  5. The District Lead Bank Manager - Member
  6. District Joint Director, Commerce and Industry - Member
  7. Concerned District’s Deputy Director, Women and Child Welfare Department - Member
  8. Concerned District Manager, Karnataka Minority Development Corporation- Member Secretary