Government expected to push the pedal for agri reforms; here's a list of centre's schemes that can help
With an increased focus on addressing the systemic challenges in the agriculture sector, the upcoming Budget may see greater attention on the agriculture sector covering policy reforms and technical intervention.
Noida-based engineer and RTI activist Amit Gupta had sought to know from the bank the amount of agriculture loans given to farmers till 2018 and how much of that had turned NPAs till last year.
Rajasthan government panel recommends waiving all loans of farmers who committed suicide from 2014 to 2018
The decision was taken at the first meeting of the Rajasthan inter-department committee chaired by Urban Development Minister Shanti Dhariwal on Saturday.
India and Pakistan's inability to maintain peace along their disputed border has wreaked havoc on the livelihoods of villagers living along the border.
Poverty in India has become intrinsically linked with the overdependence of the majority on agriculture
According to the report, banks disbursed Rs 1,036 crore loans in Amaravati as against the target of Rs 1,695 crore.
The only option is to plug the leakages in the credit disbursal system to ensure that the loans reach the intended beneficiary
Andhra Pradesh and Telangana governments have declared loan waivers for the farmers hit by cyclone Phailin last year