sulabh swatchh bharat

Friday, 25-May-2018

FARMERS’ CLUB

NABARD to give training and financial support for 3 years

In a bid to bring technology to the doorsteps of the cultivators, the National Bank for Agriculture and Rural Development (NABARD) has launched 20 farmers’ clubs in Diyun circle of Arunachal Pradesh’s Changlang district. Farmers’ Club is a grassroots level informal forum. Such Clubs are organised by rural branches of banks, NGOs and KVKs etc. with support and financial assistance from NABARD for mutual benefit of banks and the farmers. The objective of the programme is development through credit, technology transfer, awareness and capacity building. The emphasis of the programme is on increasing the income of the farmers by increasing the production and productivity by adopting appropriate technology, good agricultural practices, and proper use of credit and marketing skills.