Survey of primarily 40,000 households will track savings patterns, card usage, mobile payments and changes in patterns of usage between the young and the old, and will be conducted every three years
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The budget has tasked the National Bank for Agriculture and Rural Development (Nabard), India’s apex bank for rural finance, with supporting irrigation and dairy schemes totalling Rs35,000 crore...
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Rural infrastructure lender National Bank for Agriculture and Rural Development (Nabard), has rolled out a sector specific plan to address the needs of the credit requirement in Odisha with an outlay of Rs 5,912 crore.
Finance Minister Arun Jaitley's Budget 2017 speech was fairly well-focused on providing an impetus to the rural India.
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The dairy cooperative network includes 254 cooperative milk processing units, 177 milk unions covering 346 districts and over 1,55,634 village-level societies.
To give the rural economy a leg-up, the Union Budget has set a 11 per cent higher agricultural credit target at Rs. 10 lakh crore for banks in FY2018 as against Rs. 9 lakh crore in the previous year and also announced two new funds – one for micro-irrigation and another for dairy development – under the aegis of the National Bank for Agriculture and Rural Development (NABARD).
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The Finance Minister’s announcement of allocating a fund of Rs 8,000 crore over a period of three years for dairy processing infrastructure is expected to generate an estimated Rs 50,000 crore worth of annual extra income for dairy farmer