Hereafter short term crop loans extended only through KCC is eligible for interest subvention scheme

Reserve bank of India advised all the scheduled commercial banks that with effect from April 1, 2020, Short Term Crop Loans should be extended only through KCC to be eligible for Interest Subvention Scheme (ISS) and Prompt Repayment Incentive (PRI). According to the notification, the Ministry of Agriculture & Farmers Welfare vide their Office Memorandum,…

Agriculture finance and government initiatives in escalating viable financial services to the sector

Agriculture is back bone of Indian economy which provides employment and livelihood to a large section of the Indian population. As per ILO estimate of 2018, approximately 44% of the working population is employed in the agriculture and allied sector. The vast farming area, diverse agriculture and a large population dependent on agriculture and also…

Pradhan Mantri Krishi Sinchai Yojana (PMKSY) features

Pradhan Mantri Krishi Sinchai Yojana (PMKSY) has been formulated in 2015 by amalgamating ongoing schemes viz. Accelerated Irrigation Benefit Programme (AIBP) of the Ministry of Water Resources, River Development & Ganga Rejuvenation (MoWR, RD&GR), Integrated Watershed Management Programme (IWMP) of Department of Land Resources (DoLR) and the On-Farm Water Management (OFWM) of Department of Agriculture…

Insolvency and Bankruptcy Code (IBC): List of restraints on FSPs during the moratorium period

Today (29.11.2019) RBI has filed an application under insolvency and liquidation proceeding against “ Dewan Housing Finance Corporation Limited” under Section 227 read with clause (zk) of sub-section (2) of Section 239 of the Insolvency and Bankruptcy Code (IBC), 2016, read with Rules 5 and 6 of the Insolvency and Bankruptcy (Insolvency and Liquidation Proceedings…