Delhi Financial Corporation (DFC) was established in April 1967 under State Financial Corporation's Act 1951 on re-organization of erstwhile Punjab Financial Corporation (PFC) which was divided into four SFCs in 1967 i.e. Delhi Financial Corporation (For NCT of Delhi & UT of Chandigarh), Punjab Financial Corporation (For Punjab), Haryana Financial Corporation (For Haryana) and Himachal Pradesh Financial Corporation (For Himachal Pradesh). The main objective of the Corporation is financing of loans for establishing and running micro, small and medium scale industries service sector industries commercial/ transport sector in NCT of Delhi and UT of Chandigarh. DFC has been playing vital role in promotion and development of MSMEs and service sector. The Corporation extends financial assistance for Restaurants/ Hotels, Amusement parks & other tourism related activities, Construction of Commercial complexes/ multiplexes, Hospitals/ Nursing homes/ Clinics/ Diagnostic centres, commercial vehicles etc. as specified under SFC’s Act, 1951 or any other activity approved by SIDBI/State Govt. The Corporation can extend financial assistance upto Rs. 10.00 crore for companies & co-operative societies and Rs. 4.00 crore to proprietorship and partnership firm. However, the limit of assistance can be doubled with the prior approval of the Small Industrial Development Bank of India. It allows longer repayment period as compared to other financial institutions.
Page last updated on: 03-05-2019