The Federal Government of Nigeria on Monday released the portal for the registration of prospective beneficiaries for the Survival Fund.
Also, the timetable for categories of businesses to register for the funds, is now available on the released portal.
A statement issued in Abuja by the Project Delivery Office, stated that the portal which opened yesterday, will have educational institutions as the first category of beneficiaries to register.
“Nigerians interested in the Payroll Support scheme are to note that the site for registration had been opened at 10pm on Monday, September 21, 2020. In order to ensure a seamless registration process, the Project Delivery Office (PDO) has designed a registration schedule.
“Registration for Payroll Support has commenced with educational institutions and will be followed with businesses in the hospitality industry on Friday, September 25 beginning from 12am.
“The portal will also be open to other categories of small businesses from 12am, on Monday, September 28, 2020,” the statement said.
The Survival Fund is a conditional grant to support vulnerable Micro and Small enterprises in meeting their payroll obligations and safeguard jobs in MSMEs from the shock of the COVID- 19 pandemic.
The scheme is estimated to save at least 1.3 million jobs across the country, while targeting an average of 35,000 individuals per state.
Nigerians seeking opportunity to benefit from the fund are to register for the support initiative by logging on to http://www.survivalfund.ng