Farmer ploughing a piece of land

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Maharashtra Farmers Credit Score Gets Better Amid COVID Pandemic

In Maharashtra the non performing asset (NPA) improved with an increased credit score of the farmers, after the Maharashtra Government announced a loan waiver scheme. Amid COVID-19 pandemic, agriculture was the only sector to show highest growth. As per bankers and agriculture, finance experts, State witnessed both short and long term finances were increased by the banks. Notably, in 2020 NPA reduced to 18% with outstanding Rs 1.30 lakh.… read-more

Wed, 09 Mar 2022 - 09:00 PM / by Rupsa Debnath

Tags: Maharashtra , Maharashtra Government, Agriculture, Indian Banks, Agriculture sector

Courtesy: The Indian Express

 PM Narendra Modi

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PM Modi Flags Off 100 'Kisan Drones' Virtually, Calls It Modern Chapter

PM Narendra Modi on February 19, flagged off 100 Kisan Drones, taking the agriculture sector to a modern era. During the virtual inauguration, Modi said, "This is an example of how the country will fly if the policies are right". He emphasised on the new chapter of modern facilities in agriculture sector, the launch of drones for farmers, helping to transport produces like vegetables, fruits and others. 

Sat, 19 Feb 2022 - 08:01 PM / by Varsha Joshi

Tags: PM Narendra Modi, Drones, Agriculture sector, Reformation, virtual inauguration

Courtesy: One India

Amit Shah

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Centre Plans To Set Up 3 Lakh Primary Agriculture Cooperatives; Amit Shah

Home Minister Amit Shah on September 25 revealed that the Centre is planning to revolutionize the Agrarian economy by expanding the number of primary agriculture cooperatives upto 3 Lakhs. “We will work with all states to take forward the cooperative movement," said Shah during a meeting at the Talkatora Stadium. The meeting had an audience of 2,100 cooperative representatives and around 6 crore people connected virtually.

Sun, 26 Sep 2021 - 10:20 PM / by Muskan Arora

Tags: Amit Shah, Ministry of Agriculture, AGRICULTURE PRODUCTS, Agriculture sector

NITI Aayog

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Govt Plans To Adopt '1 District-1 Product' Scheme To Promote Exports

The Centre is planning to promote ‘One District-One Product’ policy at the NITI Aayog’s governing council meeting on February 20. Aimed to promote exports at district level and ensure state’s participation, the government will identify exportable products in districts through this scheme. Moreover, it eyes to create a competitive market asking states to create an ‘Export Preparedness Index’ at the district level. Reportedly, Uttar Pradesh and… read-more

Fri, 12 Feb 2021 - 06:32 PM / by Ronit John

Tags: Niti Aayog, PM Narendra Modi, Agriculture sector, Atmanirbhar India initiative, One District One Product

Courtesy: The print

Reserve Bank of India

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RBI Revises Private Sector Lending Norms for Better Credit Penetration

Reserve Bank of India on September 4 released updated Priority Sector Lending (PSL) guidelines to broaden the area of beneficiaries, for better credit penetration. The statement included new categories which are worth getting loans of Rs 50 crore, including the agriculture sector. Besides, the credit limit is doubled for developing the health infrastructure of the country. RBI said that the revised… read-more

Fri, 04 Sep 2020 - 02:07 PM / by Mahadevan K V

Tags: RBI, Agriculture, LOANS & INTERESTS, Agriculture sector

Courtesy: ANI