Tamil Nadu has topped in disbursement of agriculture credit score by giving away loans well worth ₹1,63,289 crore out of a complete of ₹10,33,183 crore distributed throughout the place until December 31 this fiscal. The South Indian State led from the front in disbursing agricultural loans final yr as well with disbursal of ₹1,90,222 crore.
In a created reply in the Lok Sabha before this week, Finance Minister Nirmala Sitharaman stated Andhra Pradesh (₹1,06,303 crore) and Uttar Pradesh (₹77,349 crore) were being next and 3rd in agricultural credit score disbursals. Interestingly, Kerala, which is not a significant agricultural State, came fourth.
12.fifty five crore financial loan accounts
Agricultural credit score disbursed through cooperative banking institutions, regional rural banking institutions and business banking institutions are intended to satisfy short-expression credit score specifications of farmers for agricultural and allied activities.
According to the Minister, there are around 12.fifty five crore agricultural financial