On January 4, the Department of Animal Husbandry, Veterinary and Dairy Development (AHV & DD) organized a “Special camp to distribute kisan credit cards (KCC) to breeders and fish farmers” in Namsai district.
In addition to the herders of the Lekang circle, the camp was attended by the LDM and DDM of NABARD, the DVO, and the head of agency of the National Bank of the Punjab (PNB).
According to DVO Dr. Keshab Sarmah, the goal of the AHV & DD department is to assist KCCs at all eligible. breeding, dairy farmers and fishermen in the district, as well as ensuring that they obtain institutional credit.
“Farmers can get Rs 1.6 lakh credit limit on KCC without submitting collateral. They have maintained their goal of providing credit card facilities to around 500 pastoralists in Namsai,” he said. .
He also presented a brief on eligible farmers and the documents required to benefit from the facility.
According to NABARD DDM Kamal Roy, livestock, dairy and fishing activities contribute significantly to farmers’ incomes, especially for small and marginal farmers and women, in addition to providing inexpensive and nutritious food to large numbers of people.
“It is essential to respect the small and marginal farmers and women involved in livestock activities in the state, as well as to meet their institutional credit requirements for working capital needs through KCC, in order to exploit the potential of the sector and increase job creation and income, ”he said.
SBI LDM B Kaman informed that in order to sanction a loan, the bank needed proposals as well as other important documents. He added, however, that “early defaulters will not benefit from the benefits of KCC.”
PNB branch manager Dangsam Songthing also spoke.
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