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In a significant effort towards empowering nano businesses across Nigeria, the Presidential Conditional Grant Scheme has commenced its data capturing exercise, marking the next crucial phase in the distribution of financial aid.

Selected applicants are now receiving invitations, detailing the important requirements for capturing their data.

The PCGS, a joint initiative by the Federal Government, State Governments, and key stakeholders, aims to provide a substantial boost to one million nano businesses spread across the 774 local government areas. This blog post provides an overview of the latest developments and outlines the specifics of the upcoming data capturing exercise.

Invitations and Grant Details:

The recent wave of invitations sent out to selected applicants includes comprehensive details based on their respective locations. The focal point of the invitation is the announcement of a grant sum of N50,000.00 (Fifty Thousand Naira) per beneficiary. This financial aid is poised to make a tangible impact on the growth and sustainability of nano businesses operating in various sectors.


Collaboration and Selection Process:

The PCGS is a result of collaborative efforts between the Federal Government, State Governments, Honourable Ministers, the Nigerian Association of Small and Medium Enterprises (NASME), Senators, and House of Representative Members. This collaboration involved the utilization of a stringent selection criteria to shortlist deserving beneficiaries from diverse constituencies.

Data Capture Details:

For successful applicants, the next step involves the crucial data capturing exercise. The captured information will play a pivotal role in ensuring the smooth disbursement of funds and tracking the impact of the PCGS on the targeted nano businesses. The data capturing process requires the submission of both the Bank Verification Number (BVN) and the National Identification Number (NIN) of the applicants.

Details for Data Capture:

Selected applicants are instructed to proceed to the designated venue for the data capture exercise, which will take place at the Kura Local Government Area secretariat along Kano Kaduna Road. Meanwhile, your date and time will be different from the one stated on this article, hence, it is important you keep your phone open for any incoming message from the PCGS. The exercise is scheduled to run from the 13th to the 16th of March 2024, with a prompt start time of 12:00 noon. To assist participants and address any queries, a dedicated helpline has been provided: 0700-055-1111.

Conclusion:

The initiation of the data capturing exercise for Presidential Conditional Grant Scheme signifies a crucial step towards the realization of its goal to empower one million nano businesses. As the selected beneficiaries gather at the designated venue, the collaboration between various levels of government and key stakeholders is set to make a positive impact on Nigeria’s economic landscape. The PCGS serves as a beacon of hope for nano businesses, offering them the financial support needed to thrive and contribute to the nation’s growth.



Bernard Bassey is a graduate of Software Engineering from AfriHUB University, Abuja. He is an expert in field journalism, his interest in socio-politics activities is keen.

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