SME D Bank reveals the progress of the project “Hug TAXI”, the latest intention after passing 7,400 examinations, complete the research results within next week in order to design work processes, properties and credit products To be completed within 45 day under the “3 Fill” guidelines, including filling skills, filling capital and adding quality of life Helps to elevate the career of taxi drivers. Move forward, organize activities to educate immediately.
Mr. Mongkol Leelatham, Managing Director Small and Medium Enterprise Development Bank of Thailand (SME) or SME D Bank revealed that From December 27, 2018 The bank is open to taxi drivers. Intended to join the “Hug TAXI” project to strengthen Thai taxis, which on that day had more than 6,000 intentions after that, open to express intention via online continuously until January 2, 2019, with more than 3,500 intentions . In total, there are more than 9,500 people who intend to participate in the project and when checking the accuracy. And cutting off the intent the total number is approximately 7,400. Therefore, taxi drivers Can be able to show his intention again until 10,000 people meet the project limit of 10,000 million baht
In this regard, the bank has used the information of the applicant to join the project “Hug TAXI” both on December 27 and online to conclude, as the research is expected to be completed within the next week, then the bank will apply the research results to design as a project implementation plan. Borrower qualifications and design credit products to be completed within 45 days or around mid-February 2019, under the “3 additional” key principles, namely
- Add skills to help increase income, reduce expenses and upgrade services with technology. By taxi drivers who intend to join the project Will get everyone such as service training through the application Service training And training in the use of foreign languages for communication, including receiving advice and support to access the SMEs Development Fund in accordance with the civil state.
- Fill up capital, low interest loan model Cheaper than renting a car And have ownership of the car Installments can be made from 4-7 years depending on the ability to earn money type of car brand price financial discipline of those who have professional intentions Through the local economy loanAnd the SME Development Fund in accordance with the civil state which the taxi driver will receive that funding Must be under the conditions and qualifications specified by the bank
- Fill quality of life Privileges help improve the quality of life Create stability in the profession Reduce family burden And access to good welfare such as Benefit from the protection from the Social Security Office (SSO) under Section 40, access to the National Savings Fund (GSA) Child allowance Cremation allowance, including receiving funding through the Local Economy Loan and the SME Development Fund in accordance with the civil state Which taxi drivers who will receive these benefits must have financial discipline Intended to pursue a professional taxi driver in accordance with the rules of the project “Hug TAXI”
During the conclusion of the research data to determine the guidelines for the project implementation and design of credit products to meet the needs with TCG as the credit guarantor The bank will start organizing activities to add skills to enhance service levels first. Without having to wait up to 45 days, and will continue to notify the progress of the informant
“Taxi drivers who intend to participate in the” Hug TAXI “project. The first thing that is needed is a low-interest loan to buy a new car. However, from the past experience of SME D Bank, it was found that if giving money will not cause sustainability Need to provide knowledge together. Therefore, the guidelines for the project “Hug TAXI” the most important thing aiming for all professionals who intend to enter the project to receive skills Which will help to be able to operate a taxi driver sustainably need to provide knowledge together. Therefore, the guidelines for the project “Hug TAXI” the most important thing. Aiming for all professionals who intend to enter the project to receive skills which will help to be able to operate a taxi driver sustainably Earn more income, reduce expenses, create satisfaction to passengers Leading to changes in elevating the taxi service in the whole system, “added Mr. Mongkol.