Kisan Credit Card (KCC) Scheme for Animal Husbandry and Fisheries

Pursuant to announcement in interim budget 2019, Reserve Bank of India carried out circular asking banks to extend the facilities of Kisan Credit Card (KCC) to Animal Husbandry farmers and Fisheries to help them meet their working capital requirements. According to RBI circular FIDD.CO.FSD.BC.12/05.05.010/2018-19 dated Feb 4, 2019, the new KCC facility will include the…

What are the latest guidelines on Priority sector lending and targets?

Updated up to :December 28, 2018 Categories under priority sector under revised guidelines:  As per RBI circular RPCD.CO.Plan.BC10/04.09.01/2014-15 dated July 1, 2014, Medium Enterprises, Social Infrastructure and Renewable Energy will form part of priority sector, in addition to the earlier existing categories like Agriculture,Micro Small enterprises,Export credit,education,housing loan, and others (credit to weaker sections). The…

Interest Equalisation Scheme for Export Credit

The interest Equalisation Scheme (IES) for pre and post shipment rupee export credit is being implemented by Directorate (DGFT) through commercial banks.The scheme came into effect from 01.04.2015 and is for a period of 5 years.(The scheme was earlier called as ‘interest subvention scheme’  which was  existing for the period from August 2010 to 31.03.2015).…