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Kisan Rin Portal and Door to Door Kisan Credit Card Campaign to Launch in New Delhi Today

Ministry of Agriculture and Farmers’ Welfare is launching these initiatives, focusing on agri-credit and crop insurance.

Shivangi Rai
The Ghar Ghar KCC Abhiyaan is an ambitious campaign to extend the benefits of the KCC Scheme to every farmer across India. (Image Courtesy- Freepik)
The Ghar Ghar KCC Abhiyaan is an ambitious campaign to extend the benefits of the KCC Scheme to every farmer across India. (Image Courtesy- Freepik)

The Indian government is set to launch a series of groundbreaking initiatives aimed at revolutionizing the country's agriculture sector. This significant event will take place in New Delhi and will be attended by Finance Minister Nirmala Sitharaman and Union Minister of Agriculture and Farmers’ Welfare, Narendra Singh Tomar.

These transformative initiatives have been designed to bring about profound changes in the agricultural landscape. One of them is the Kisan Rin Portal (KRP), a digital platform developed in collaboration with various government departments. The KRP is poised to transform access to credit services provided through the Kisan Credit Card (KCC) scheme. It offers a comprehensive view of farmer data, loan disbursement details, interest subvention claims, and efficient agriculture credit management.

Another crucial initiative is the Ghar Ghar Kisan Credit Card (KCC) Abhiyaan, an ambitious campaign that aims to ensure that every farmer in India has access to the benefits of the Kisan Credit Card scheme. This campaign is part of a broader effort to achieve universal financial inclusion for farmers and facilitate their access to credit facilities. 

As of March 2023, there are a total of 7.35 Crore operative KCC accounts with a sanctioned limit of 8.85 lakh crores rupees.

The Weather Information Network Data Systems (WINDS) initiative is also a significant innovation that leverages advanced weather data analytics. This initiative will provide stakeholders with actionable insights related to weather conditions. This information will be invaluable for farmers and others involved in agriculture, helping them make informed decisions and plan their activities more effectively.

According to the Minister of Agriculture and Farmers’ Welfare, these initiatives have a clear objective to amplify financial inclusion, streamline data utilization, harness technology, and improve the livelihoods of the agricultural community.

The government has prioritized agri-credit and crop insurance, with a strong focus on the welfare of farmers. These efforts and innovations are expected to contribute significantly to the overarching goal of transforming agriculture and fostering sustainable economic growth for the farming community in India

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