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Govt. closely monitoring agriculture credit given by banks: Nirmala Sitharaman


Finance Minister Nirmala Sitharaman speaks in Lok Sabha in the response to the debate on the Budget, on Tuesday. | Photo Credit: -

Finance Minister Nirmala Sitharaman on Saturday said the government is monitoring farm credit given by banks in rural areas, adding that she expects to meet the increased target of ₹15 lakh crore for the next fiscal.

The government in Budget 2020-21 has raised the farm loan disbursal target by 11% to₹15 lakh crore for the next fiscal and allocated ₹1.6 lakh crore to implement various plans in agriculture and allied sectors as it chases the goal of ...


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