The State Govt. has set up a Backward Classes and Economically Weaker Section Kalyan Nigam (HBCKN) for the socio-economic Development of Backward Classes in December 1980. This Nigam provides financial assistance to Backward Classes and Economically Weaker Sections under various income generating schemes. The Nigam provided loan to 68,697 persons belonging to Backward Classes and minorities persons amounting to Rs. 9325.89 lacs under different income generating schemes from 1980-81 to 2007-08. From the year 2008-09 the subject of minorities has been transferred to Social Justice & Empowerment Department, Haryana. The Nigam has provided loan to 863 Backward Classes persons amounting to Rs. 425.80 lacs under different income generating schemes during the year 2009-10.