Apr 12, 2017 at 08:20 | Source: PTI
It is targeting to disburse up to Rs 10,000 crore under this in the current financial year, a senior Nabard official said.
Apr 12, 2017 at 08:00 | Source: PTI
"Debt waivers create a moral hazard from a credit repayment perspective and we cannot have omnibus waivers," chairman Harsh Kumar Bhanwala told reporters here, a week after UP government announced a Rs 36,000-crore farm loan waiver package.
Mar 30, 2017 at 18:33 | Source: PTI
Around four crore rural families are facing housing deprivation as per the Socio Economic and Caste Census, 2011 and 2.95 crore more houses are required to be built to achieve the target of housing for all by 2022, the government said today.
Mar 07, 2017 at 15:10 | Source: PTI
These facilities will be part of the national cold chain grid being created to transfer perishables from farm areas to consumers seamlessly, the minister said.
Feb 21, 2017 at 07:40 | Source: PTI
A Government release quoted Agriculture Secretary Parthasarathi as saying agriculture in the state is rain-fed and about 42.82 lakh acres depend on borewells for irrigation.
Feb 01, 2017 at 21:00 | Source: Moneycontrol.com
Finance Minister Arun Jaitley's Budget 2017 speech was fairly well-focused on providing an impetus to the rural India. Proposals for farm and dairy sector will only add to increasing income potential of rural India, said NABARD Chairman Dr Harsh Kumar Bhanwala.
Feb 01, 2017 at 16:54 | Source: PTI
Reacting to the proposals in the Budget presented by Finance Minister Arun Jaitley today, he praised the Centre's move to bring "much-needed" reforms in political funding by making political parties file income tax returns, and lowering the maximum cash donation received by any party from one source to only Rs 2,000 from Rs 20,000.
Feb 01, 2017 at 16:40 | Source: PTI
"The Budget focuses a lot on the rural and agriculture sector. Though the thrust on digital continues, reforms announced in the Budget will generate employment and help in doubling farmers income," chairman Harsh Kumar Bhanwala told PTI.
Feb 01, 2017 at 11:42 | Source: Moneycontrol.com
The government fixed agri credit at a record of Rs 10 lakh crore and committed to double farmer income in next five years.
Feb 01, 2017 at 11:35 | Source: Moneycontrol.com
Finance Minister Arun Jaitley Wednesday, announced a spate of initiatives in the agriculture sector with an increased outlay of Rs 10 lakh crore for FY18 as he presented the Union Budget for 2017-18.