This Report of the Standing Committee on Finance (Sixteenth Lok Sabha) deals with action taken by the Government on the recommendations/observations contained in their Thirty-Fourth Report on the subject 'State of Rural / Agricultural Banking and Crop Insurance' of the Ministry of Finance (Department of Financial Services) which was presented Lo

Fossil fuel-led development is the cause behind climate change and the benefits of it are mostly enjoyed by the developed countries while the developing nations are the sufferers, Union Environment

Reiterating India's commitment to tackling climate change, Union Environment Minister Harsh Vardhan on Thursday said it can do more if finance and other support are ensured.

NABARD has launched a water campaign to cover around one lakh villages in vulnerable and water-stressed areas where groundwater is over exploited, Bankers’ Institute of Rural Development joint dire

In 2008, the amount waived for farmers in Buldhana district came to just Rs 3.11 crore, the lowest among the six districts.

BHOPAL: In an agrarian state like Madhya Pradesh, more than 26 lakh farmers have taken farm loans worth Rs 13,000 crore from co-operative banks, say bank sources while the latest national crime rec

CHENNAI: In a bid to restore biodiversity in Gulf of Mannar, the State Environment Department has kickstarted a Rs 24.74 crore project to rejuvenate the coastal ecosystem.

Centre to operationalise Rs 5,000 crore fund for micro irrigation in NABARD

National Bank for Agriculture and Rural Development (NABARD) has started a 'Krishi Jal' campaign for water conservation and water resource mapping in 1,000 villages of Pithoragarh and Champawat dis

The second-phase training programme on low-cost rain-harvesting technologies, organised by the District Legal Services Authority for farmers in the district will be held at the Regional Agriculture

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