The bank is offering two loans.
One is for self-employed people whose livelihood was affected by Covid-19. They can borrow up to Bt10,000 per person at the interest rate of 0.1 per cent a month and a two-year repayment period after a grace period of six months.
The other scheme offers a maximum loan of Bt50,000 per person to regular employees who are affected by the outbreak with interest rate at 0.35 per cent a month and a three-year debt repayment period.
The bank said 532,746 people had applied in the self-employed category, seeking a total of Bt5.327 billion, while 320,423 had applied in the other category, seeking a total of Bt16.021 billion.
Interested persons can apply at any time through [www.gsb.or.th] (http://www.gsb.or.th/) which will be open for registration through December 30. However, on Saturday the system will close for two hours from 11pm to 1am the next day for maintenance.
Published : April 18, 2020
By : THE NATION