EDC Limited is a premier financial institution in Goa. Formerly known as Economic Development Corporation of Goa, Daman & Diu, it was incorporated on 12th March 1975 and has during the last 45 years of its existence been a catalyst for economic development and industrial growth in Goa.
The history of EDC is a repertoire of achievements. It has already extended financial assistance of over Rs.3000 crores by way of term loans to more than 11500 industrial and service sector projects. Some of these projects have resulted in generating large scale economic activity and crores of rupees in revenue for the state. Thousands of jobs created by units financed by EDC, directly and indirectly, have helped the state to ease the problem of unemployment.
The Corporation also successfully operates its flagship scheme, the Chief Minister’s Rojgar Yojana targeted at the unemployed youth of Goa and has so far sanctioned more than Rs 220 crores to around 7500 entrepreneurs.
EDC takes pride in its versatility which is a pre-requisite in today’s challenging business environment and has geared itself to diversify from a prime lending institution into a result oriented financial institution of trust and confidence in the financial sector.
The equity capital of the corporation is subscribed by the Govt. of Goa and also Daman & Diu Administration and IDBI. The present shareholding of the Corporation as on 31/03/2021 is as follows.
|Amount (Rs. In Lakhs)||Percentage|
|Government of Goa||Rs. 8620. 53||85.42%|
|Administration of daman & Diu||Rs. 319.00||3.16%|