- The 1stPashu Kisan credit cards (Animal husbandry Credit Card) in India were distributed to 101 animal farmers in Bhiwani district of Haryana. These credit cards were launched to promote animal husbandry and agribusiness. The haryana govt has also set a target to to issue 10 lakh Pashu Kisan Credit cards by March
The scheme features are as follows:
- Under the Scheme, banks will provide Rs 40,783 for a cow and Rs.60,249 for a buffalo.
- The credit amount for goat and sheep each will be Rs 4,063.
- In the case of a pig, the credit amount will be Rs 16,337 per pig.