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Karnataka to give zero-interest loans to vendors

Karnataka’s Cooperation Department plans to give out ‘Badavara Bandhu’ and ‘Kayakaka’ schemes to help the poor and strengthen self-help groups (SHGs) in the State. ‘Badavara Bandhu’ is a programme to help street vendors and hawkers get easy capital to conduct business. ‘Kayakaka’ is exclusively for SHGs, said Karnataka Minister for Cooperation Bandeppa Kashempur. “These schemes …

pradhan mantri fasal bima yojana

The new Crop Insurance Scheme is in line with One Nation – One Scheme theme.  It incorporates the best objectives of all previous schemes and at the same time, all previous shortcomings/weaknesses have been removed. The PMFBY will change the existing two schemes National Agricultural Insurance Scheme as well as the Modified NAIS. Objectives To give insurance coverage …

With matters over the availability of bank loans, road sector valuations take a hit

Even as the road sector remains a safe bet for lenders compared to other infrastructure segments, grows project-financing risks and concerns over leverage are dampening investor appetite, according to experts. In its report on the Indian road sector, financial services firm Nomura pointed that the last two quarters have been strong in terms of execution …

What is Green Revolution-Krishonnati Yojana?

The Cabinet Committee on Economic Affairs, organized by the Prime Minister Shri Narendra Modi has given its approval for the Umbrella Scheme, “Green Revolution – Krishonnati Yojana” in agriculture sector further 12th Five Year Plan for the period from 2017-18 to 2019-20 with the Central Share of Rs. 33,269.976 crore.   The Umbrella project comprises of 11 …

What are the different Agriculture Loan Schemes in India

Agriculture is the backbone of Indian economy and it definitely comes as no surprise to see financial institutions offer monetary help to farmers all across the country. Agricultural loans are available for different kinds of farming-related activities.  Types of Agricultural Loans in India One can avail a loan for the following activities related to agriculture: …