Agriculture ministry launches online portal Ensure to connect with direct benefit transfer

Through this process, the flow of information/funds will also be quicker and more accountable.

Dec 11, 2018, 18:57 PM IST

No unusual deposits in Ahmedabad DCCB during demonetisation: Nabard

Nabard saw nothing unusual in the scrapped Rs 500 and Rs 1,000 notes (worth Rs 746 crore) deposited or exchanged during November 10-14, 2016, and said that only 1.6 lakh out of 17 lakh account holders deposited the amount at an average of Rs 46,795.

Jun 22, 2018, 17:48 PM IST

Cabinet approves Rs 5,000 crore fund through NABARD to promote irrigation

The allocation of Rs. 2,000 crore and Rs. 3,000 crore will be utilised during 2018-19 and 2019-20 respectively.

May 16, 2018, 15:47 PM IST

Cos garner Rs 5.52 lakh crore via pvt bond placement in Jan-Sep

According to the report, a total of 569 institutions and corporates garnered Rs 5.52 lakh crore in the first nine months of the year. In comparison, firms had raised Rs 4.65 lakh crore in January-September 2016.

Nov 01, 2017, 17:22 PM IST

Six injured as bridge collapses in Himachal Pradesh

At least six people were injured after a concrete bridge, linking Chamba town in Himachal Pradesh with Pathankot in Punjab, collapsed on Thursday due to sheer negligence.

Oct 20, 2017, 06:51 AM IST

Lok Sabha passes bill to raise Nabard's capital to Rs 30000 crore

The National Bank for Agriculture and Rural Development (Amendment) Bill, 2017 also seeks to amend certain clauses in the light of reference of the Micro, Small and Medium Enterprises (MSMEs) Development Act, 2006 in the proposed legislation.

Aug 04, 2017, 00:16 AM IST

LS passes bill to raise Nabard's capital to Rs 30000cr

Minister of State for Finance Santosh Kumar Gangwar said that the law is one of the "major step" towards doubling farmers' income by 2022.

Aug 03, 2017, 21:50 PM IST

Initiative for merger should come from banks: Rangarajan

Recently, the State Bank Of India merged five associates with itself and the government is looking to consolidate few more with the objective of creating five global-sized lenders.

Jul 11, 2017, 16:22 PM IST

Govt to push Banking Regulation Bill in Monsoon Session

The government in May promulgated an ordinance authorising the Reserve Bank to issue directions to banks to initiate insolvency resolution process in case of loan default.

Jul 11, 2017, 14:54 PM IST

Banks should look at funding unorganised sector: Jaitley

Recalling the benefits of self-help groups (SHGs), Jaitley said they have come a long way and generated lakhs of jobs in rural areas.

Jul 11, 2017, 14:37 PM IST

Post-note ban 12.54 lakh PoS terminals added in Q4

Post the November 8 demonetisation measure, 12.54 lakh Point of Sale (PoS) terminals have been added during the fourth quarter of the last fiscal ended March to facilitate more digital transactions, the government has said.

May 25, 2017, 14:44 PM IST

DeMo effect: 12.54 lakh PoS terminals added in Jan-March quarter

The Finance Ministry on Wednesday said as many as 12.54 lakh Point of Sale (PoS) terminals were added in January-March this year, giving a boost to government's efforts to promote digital transactions after demonetisation.

May 24, 2017, 22:27 PM IST

Demonetisation: Here's how transaction charge waiver on debit cards will benefit you

Amid the ongoing political outcry over demonetisation, the government on Wednesday announced several steps aimed at helping the cash-hit citizen of the country and  to encourage widespread usage of digital payments post demonetisation.

Nov 24, 2016, 05:31 AM IST

NABARD sanctioned 21000 crores to co-orporative banks

NABARD sanctioned 21000 crores to co-orporative banks. Watch the full segment for more details.

Nov 23, 2016, 19:13 PM IST

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.

Mar 04, 2016, 01:13 AM IST

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.

Dec 11, 2015, 16:18 PM IST

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.

Oct 20, 2015, 13:53 PM IST

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.

Oct 16, 2015, 20:26 PM IST

Download call letters for IBPS CWE RRBs 2015 exam at

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

Sep 01, 2015, 17:40 PM IST

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.

Jul 27, 2015, 21:30 PM IST