People of Federally Administered Tribal Areas (FATA) would be provided interest-free small loans up to the tune of Rs 50,000 under Akhuwat Scheme.

According to a senior official, FATA Secretariat would provide an amount of Rs 500 million for this scheme.

Under the scheme, skilled men and women from FATA would be provided loans to start their own business and earn livelihood for their families.