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Union gov launches AHDF KCC Campaign for 2023-24

New Delhi: As part of AazadiKaAmritMahostav, Union Cabinet Minister for Fisheries, Animal Husbandry and Dairying Parshottam Rupala officially launched the Nationwide AHDF KCC Campaign for 2023-24 through virtual mode on 03rd May and interacted with beneficiaries of AHDF-KCC connected through CSC and State Animal Husbandry Department. This step will further help in extending the KCC […]

Edited By : Aditya Singh | Updated: May 4, 2023 13:52 IST
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New Delhi: As part of AazadiKaAmritMahostav, Union Cabinet Minister for Fisheries, Animal Husbandry and Dairying Parshottam Rupala officially launched the Nationwide AHDF KCC Campaign for 2023-24 through virtual mode on 03rd May and interacted with beneficiaries of AHDF-KCC connected through CSC and State Animal Husbandry Department. This step will further help in extending the KCC facility to all small landless farmers engaged in animal husbandry and fisheries activities.

In order to expand the benefit of the Kisan Credit Card to all eligible animal husbandry, dairy, and fishery farmers in the country, the Department of Animal Husbandry and Dairying, in association with the Department of Fisheries (DOF) and the Department of Financial Services (DFS), is organizing a “Nationwide AHDF KCC Campaign” from 1st May 2023 to 31st March 2024. The circular conveying the detailed guidelines for organizing this campaign has been issued to States on 13.03.2023. The necessary instructions to banks, as well as State Government, have also been issued by D/o Financial Services.

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Ministry of Fisheries, Animal Husbandry, and Dairying in association with the Department of Financial Services are organizing various campaigns since June 2020 for providing a Kisan Credit Card facility to all eligible Animal Husbandry and Fishery Farmers.  As a result, more than 27 lakh fresh KCC were sanctioned to Animal Husbandry and Fishery Farmers thereby providing organizational credit facilities to them to meet their working capital requirement. The last Nationwide AHDF KCC Campaign has been held from 15.11.2021 to 15.03.2023. During this Campaign, District Level KCC Camps were organized every week by the KCC Coordination Committee coordinated by the Lead District Manager (LDM) for on-the-spot scrutiny of applications sourced by the officials of the State Animal Husbandry and Fisheries department from the farmers.

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Around 1 lakh farmers joined the awareness program virtually from Common Service Centers.

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First published on: May 03, 2023 06:21 PM IST

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