- Pashu kisan credit card: A scheme being run by the Haryana Government to increase the income of farmers and livestock farmers
- So far, 60 thousand beneficiaries have been given cards by the state government
Pashu Kisan credit card
new Delhi. Pashu Kisan credit card scheme is being run with a view to increasing the income of cattle farmers and farmers. This scheme has been started on the lines of the Kisan Credit Card scheme of the Central Government. Which is being operated by Haryana Government. In this, the state government provides loans up to Rs. 1.60 lakhs for purchase of animals without any guarantee. According to the state agriculture minister JP Dalal, the government has targeted to issue this card to 8 lakh cattle herders. So far, about 4 lakh applications have been received. Out of these, cards have been distributed to more than 60 thousand beneficiaries. If you also want to take advantage of this scheme then you can adopt these procedures.
Camps are being organized by banks
In order to enable maximum farmers and livestock farmers to take advantage of the credit card, camps are being set up by banks. Veterinarians are planning to give information about the scheme by placing special hoardings in animal hospitals. Awareness campaigns are also being run to enable all the eligible applicants to benefit from it. So far, about 16 lakh families in the state have been tagged with milch animals.
Applicants can contact their nearest bank to avail the benefit of animal farmer credit card scheme. Here you will find the form related to the scheme. In which you will need Aadhaar card, Pan card, Voter id card and passport size photo, including filling of personal information. Applicant must be permanent resident of Haryana State. The card will be issued in your name by the bank after one month of verification of the form.
Benefits of the scheme
Animal farmers can easily purchase cattle rearing animals under the credit card. For this, they also get an exemption from the government. With which they can start their own dairy business with less investment. The government will give a loan of 60,249 rupees for a buffalo. At the same time, a loan of 4063 rupees will be given for sheep and goat, 720 rupees for egg-laying hen. Animal Farmers will have to pay only 4 percent interest under the Animal Farmers Credit Card. While 3 percent discount will be given by the government. The loan amount will be up to a maximum of 3 lakh rupees.
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