Agriculture in Union Budget 2017-18

The budget announcements for farmers / agriculture were focussed on the objective of doubling the farmers’ income in five years. Towards this, the key announcements made are as follows:
Record Credit Target
The agricultural credit target was fixed Rs. 10 Lakh Crore for 2017-18, which is highest ever so far for a particular year.  Efforts would be taken to ensure adequate flow of credit to the…

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