Jammu-Kashmir govt launches Rs 4200 cr NABARD's PLC Plan in Jammu

A financial plan by NABARD assessed at Rs 4200.57 crore was today launched here for year 2016-17.

Centre urged for Rs 1,300 cr from NABARD for Odisha farmers

Odisha Government Friday requested the Centre to ask NABARD for a loan of Rs 1,300 crore to help farmers.

NABARD sanctions Rs 135-cr loan to Haryana for rural infra

The National Bank for Agriculture and Rural Development (NABARD) on Tuesday said it has sanctioned a loan of Rs 134.64 crore to the Haryana government under Rural Infrastructure Development Fund for 2015-16.

Rebooting system which was on sleep mode in J&K: Mufti Mohammad Sayeed

Vowing to turn the corner on developmental front in Jammu, J&K Chief Minister, Mufti Mohammad Sayeed on Friday said the projects, which had been on "sleep mode", are now being taken up for execution.

Download call letters for IBPS CWE RRBs 2015 exam at ibps.in

The Institute of Banking Personnel Selection has released the call letters for Officer Scale IV and Office Assistant on the official website: ibps.in – for its upcoming examination Common Recruitment Exam of Regional Rural Bank (CWE RRB)

Govt releases Rs 11,281 crore for settling farm claims

The government on Monday said it has released Rs 11,281 crore between April and July to NABARD to pay interest subvention claims to banks for short-term crop loans of up to Rs 3 lakh to farmers.

'Loans taken by poor from NABARD should be waived'

 CPI on Monday demanded that loans taken by poor people from NABARD for construction of homes be waived as done for development works given by the bank to the state government.

Jayant Sinha launches Nabard's digitisation scheme for SHGs

With an objective to promote financial inclusion, Nabard today started a pilot project for complete digitisation of women self help groups (SHGs) to improve the quality of interface between members and banks for efficient and hassle free delivery of banking services.

Arun Jaitley to meet heads of PSU banks on Mar 5

Finance Minister Arun Jaitley will meet heads of public sector banks on March 5 to review credit offtake as well as the progress made under the Jan Dhan Yojana.

NABARD, IIM-A join hands for agribusiness research

A collaboration between the national bank and the B-School will focus on core areas like agribusiness and agriculture marketing. Prachi Rege reports.

FM Jaitley for long term agri investment to meet food demand

Finance Minister Arun Jaitley on Friday said there is a need for long term investment in agriculture for meeting future food demands of the country.

Nabard commits Rs 2000 cr for UP during current fiscal

 Rural lender NABARD has committed a sum of Rs 2000 crore for new projects in Uttar Pradesh for 2014-1015.

Govt to revive 23 district co-op banks, to infuse Rs 2,375 cr

Government Wednesday decided to infuse Rs 2,375.42 crore to revive 23 District Central Cooperative Banks (DCCBs) in four states which were on the verge of closure.

Look to agriculture differently: ICAR official

Look to agriculture differently: ICAR official

A plea to shift the focus of agriculture policy from price centric to development centric was made today at a seminar on agriculture here.

RBI's Khan for freedom to banks for financial inclusion goals

Banks should be given some freedom to determine their financial inclusion strategies as making such obligations mandatory has its own distractions, RBI Deputy Governor H R Khan said today.

We have miles to go in improving rural India: Jaitley

Finance Minister Arun Jaitley on Thursday said the country has "miles to go" to improve investment flows into farm sector, rural infrastructure and housing in villages.

Union Budget 2014: 'Budget will help capital investment in farming'

Apart from that the target to form 5 lakh more joint liability groups of farmers will also be very helpful given the fact that the number of landless farmers is increasing.

'Infra investment down from FY11; govt taking steps to boost it'

The investment was at Rs 5.76 lakh crore in 2012-13 (provisional) and Rs 5.60 lakh crore in 2011-12, down from Rs 6.45 lakh crore in 2010-11.

Punjab gives nod for regulatory body to rationalise fee structure

In a bid to rationalise and regulate the fee structure in unaided educational institutions across the state, the Punjab Cabinet on Monday gave approval for setting up of a regulatory body.

New food law: Nabard to put up 10K warehouses in panchayats

The proposed warehouses will be set up in association with primary cooperatives and the money is already provided for in the budget, Nabard Chairman Prakash Bakshi told PTI.