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.
Jan 24, 2017 at 17:08 | Source: PTI
Cabinet today permitted Nabard to raise about Rs 20,000 crore from the market for on-lending to cooperative banks at 4.5 percent interest with an aim to provide cheaper crop loans to farmers.
Jan 24, 2017 at 14:52 | Source: PTI
A decision in this regard was taken at the Cabinet meeting, chaired by Prime Minister Narendra Modi, to help farmers who faced hardships because of scrapping of Rs 500 and Rs 1,000 notes from November 8 mid-night.
Jan 19, 2017 at 13:10 | Source: PTI
According to the 'State Focus Paper,' released by Chief Minister Pinarayi Vijayan in the State Credit Seminar organised by NABARD here last evening, the credit potential for the year 2017-18 is an increase of 7.38 per cent over the previous year.
Jan 18, 2017 at 19:52 | Source: PTI
Kerala Chief Minister Pinarayi Vijayan today asked Reserve Bank of India to change its stand towards state Cooperative sector in the wake of an admission by the apex bank that there was no black money in the cooperatives.