Rabi crop Current Affairs, GK & News

NABARD to disburse Rs. 21,000 to farmers via cooperative banks

The union government has allowed National Bank for Agriculture and Rural Development (NABARD) to disburse Rs 21,000 crore to cash-starved farmers ahead of the sowing season to sow rabi crops like Wheat. NABARD will disburse the money to District Central Cooperative Banks (DCCBs) which will pass it on to the farm cooperatives for meeting crop loan ..

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Minimum Support Prices for all Rabi crops increased by CCEA

The government has increased the minimum support price (MSP) for all rabi crops of 2016-17 to boost the output of rabi (winter-sown) crops and check prices. The decision was taken by the Cabinet Committee on Economic Affairs (CCEA), chaired by the Prime Minister.  Further, to incentivize cultivation of pulses and oilseeds, a bonus on these ..

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