Kisan Credit Card Kcc
West Bengal  /  Published 04.09.20

Deadline to issue farm credit cards

The Bengal government has asked banks to issue 7.89 lakh kisan credit cards (KCC) by September 15 as part of its bid to stand by small and marginal farmers in the midst of the Covid-19 pandemic. Stat...
By Pranesh Sarkar in Calcutta

West Bengal  /  Published 24.08.20

Glare on scheduled banks in farm credit disbursal

The Centre’s plan to bring 2.5 crore farmers under the Kisan Credit Card regime as part of its Rs 20 lakh crore stimulus package to boost the country’s pandemic-hit economy seems to have t...
By Joyjit Ghosh in Calcutta

Business  /  Published 11.02.19

Allahabad Bank to focus on 2 areas for growth

Allahabad Bank has identified its focus lending areas as the bank looks to push credit offtake in 2019-20. The city-based bank has placed the agri investment segment and the mid-corporate MSME segment...
By A Staff Reporter in Calcutta

North East  /  Published 28.02.20

Bid to improve services

The district administration has initiated steps to strengthen delivery of public services at the doorstep of the people. Sources said as part of decentralisation and democratisation, the administratio...
By Satananda Bhattacharjee in Hailakandi

Business  /  Published 14.05.20

For migrants, food; vendors to get loans

Finance minister Nirmala Sitharaman announced a second set of Covid-19 relief measures on Thursday with this round targeting migrant workers, farmers, street vendors and the urban poor. “We need to ...
By Paran Balakrishnan in New Delhi

North East  /  Published 19.12.18

Farmer plan to cost Assam Rs 1000cr

Around eight lakh farmers in Assam are yet to be covered under the Kisan Credit Card (KCC) scheme which was introduced by the Centre in 1998 to provide short-term loans to farmers during cropping seas...
By A Staff Reporter in Guwahati

North East  /  Published 29.01.20

Nath stress on organic farming

Tripura government spokesperson Ratanlal Nath on Wednesday claimed that the state ranks second in the country, after Sikkim, in terms of organic farming.Nath, who is also the education and law ministe...
By Tanmoy Chakraborty in Agartala

West Bengal  /  Published 01.01.19

Bengal farm doles face land record holes

Chief minister Mamata Banerjee’s scheme to give an annual grant of Rs 5,000 per acre to Bengal’s farmers faces a test — about 30 lakh of the 72 lakh farmers, around 41 per cent, don’t have upd...
By Pranesh Sarkar in Calcutta

India  /  Published 02.05.20

PM Modi discusses reforms in agriculture sector

Amid coronavirus-induced lockdown, Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Saturday deliberated on ways to reform the agriculture sector with emphasis on agriculture marketing, access of farmers to institutio...
By in New Delhi


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