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

Last Updated: Thursday, July 10, 2014, 17:26

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'

Last Updated: Wednesday, February 19, 2014, 21:24

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

Last Updated: Monday, October 21, 2013, 20:28

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

Last Updated: Sunday, September 08, 2013, 17:37

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.

NABARD circular on PACS rings alarm bells in Guj co-op sector

Last Updated: Saturday, July 27, 2013, 19:10

A NABARD circular on winding up the role of primary agriculture cooperative societies (PACS) as lenders to farming community in the rural co-operative banking structure has triggered unrest in this sector in Gujarat.

Cobrapost: NABARD chief gives clean chit to co-operative banks

Last Updated: Sunday, May 19, 2013, 13:57

Amid allegations of co-operative banks being used as conduits for money laundering, NABARD, which jointly regulates such lenders, has said that it has found no shortcoming pointing towards any such activity.

Govt introduces Bill to raise capital of Nabard to Rs 20,000cr

Last Updated: Monday, May 06, 2013, 23:19

With an aim to expand the role of Nabard in rural economy, the government Monday introduced a Bill in the Lok Sabha to raise its authorised capital four times to Rs 20,000 crore.

Maha drought: NABARD to combine its projects with rural plan

Last Updated: Saturday, April 27, 2013, 11:30

In an effort to aid drought relief measures in Maharashtra, NABARD will converge its watershed development projects with MNREGS.

NABARD targets 27% growth in FY14 disbursements

Last Updated: Thursday, April 18, 2013, 12:00

The National Bank for Agriculture and Rural Development (NABARD) on Thursday said it is targeting a 26.68 percent growth in disbursements in 2013-14 at Rs 1,35,000 crore under its various initiatives.

NABARD`s financial assistance to K`taka in FY13 at over Rs 8,400 cr

Last Updated: Wednesday, April 03, 2013, 17:06

Karnataka regional office of NABARD has recorded all time high financial assistance in the State at Rs 8,424 crore during 2012-13 for agricultural and rural development, registering an year-on-year growth of about 40 per cent.

Opposition stages walkout over roads under NABARD

Last Updated: Monday, March 25, 2013, 15:00

Jammu and Kashmir Assembly on Monday witnessed uproarious scenes and subsequent walkouts by the opposition which grilled the government over the grant of roads under NABARD scheme.

RBI, Nabard examining errors in farm debt waiver scheme: FM

Last Updated: Tuesday, February 26, 2013, 17:02

Amid CAG pointing to errors in implementation of the farm debt waiver scheme, government today said RBI and NABARD are examining the case and action will be taken against banks found involved in irregularities and the ineligible beneficiaries.