N75 BILLION SURVIVAL FUND: FG RELEASES SCHEDULE FOR REGISTRATION AS PORTAL OPENS ON MONDAY
As the portal for the registration of prospective beneficiaries of the N75 billion Survival Fund opens today, the Federal Government has released the schedule for categories of businesses to register.
In a statement issued by the Project Delivery Office in Abuja on Sunday, September 20, the portal will be open for educational institutions as first category of beneficiaries to register.
“Nigerians interested in the Payroll Support scheme are to note that the site for registration will be open from 10 pm Monday, September 21, 2020.
“Registration for Payroll Support will start with educational institutions on Monday and will be followed with businesses in the hospitality industry on Friday, September 25 beginning from 12 A.M.
“The portal will also be open to other categories of small businesses from 12 A.M., on Monday, September 28, 2020,” the statement read.
It noted that the scheduling of registration is to ensure that the process is seamless and hitch free.
The office therefore advised those interested in benefiting from the fund to take note of the schedule and also log on to http://www.survivalfund.ng to register for the payroll support initiative.
The N75 billion survival fund is meant to assist Micro and Small enterprises affected by the impact of the COVID-19 pandemic.
The scheme is estimated to save at least 1.3 million jobs across the country targeting at least 35,000 individuals per State.