Agriculture Finance : Finance request for Gosikhurd National Irrigation Project
Chief Minister Devendra Fadnavis has requested the centre to allocate Rs 8,167 crore to facilitate the completion of Gosikhurd National Irrigation Project in Maharashtra.
Agriculture Finance News : Farmer requested Rs 5 lakh loan at 4%
Farmer groups and agriculture experts requested the government to provide loans of up to Rs 5 lakh to all farmers at 4 per cent interest and sought higher support price, increased coverage of crop insurance and consistent export policy.
Agriculture Finance : Centre requested for Rs 1,300 crore from NABARD for Odisha
Odisha Government has requested the Centre to ask NABARD to sanction Rs 1,300 crore to Odisha State Cooperative Bank as early as possible so that drought hit farmers could get the help.
Agriculture Finance : Rs.100 crore to prepare soil health cards
Agriculture Minister Radha Mohan Singh said that Prime Minister Narendra Modi has allocated Rs 100 crore to states to prepare soil health cards for farmers to boost farm productivity.
Agriculture Finance : Nabard needs long-term funds for agriculture sector
The National Bank for Agriculture and Rural Development (Nabard) needs long-term finance to ensure flow of adequate funds to cooperatives and boost capital formation in agriculture sector.
All-India Nabard Employees Association said that full-fledged funding of the National Rural Credit Long-Term Operations Fund and the National Rural Credit Stabilisation Fund are available options.