Mumbai, October 2: BharatPe is gearing up for loan disbursal ahead of the festive season as it believes that the MSME sector will revive soon. The company announced that it has already disbursed loans to the tune of Rs 150 crore in the ongoing quarter with the help of its partners and it has thus become the top fintech lender for merchants in the pandemic.

The Small and medium-sized retail businesses are prepping up and gearing for the upcoming festive season. This surely comes as a ray of hope amid the gloom in the market amid the coronavirus pandemic.

BharatPe in September alone recorded over Rs 80 crore in disbursement and it targets disbursing Rs 1,000 crore in the rest of the FY21. It has plans of ramping up the loans disbursal figure by seven times this year, according to the Financial Express report.

Taking full advantage of this time, the company also plans to focus on launching new products for merchants with an aim to help their business grow. BharatPe currently allows loans in the range of Rs 20,000 to Rs 7 lakhs for up to 15 months tenure. The merchants can repay the loan amount in the form of small daily or weekly instalments.