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Free crop insurance and tweaking the credit schemes are also being considered as part of the relief measures


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Govt plans income support, free insurance for farmers
With the 2019 Lok Sabha elections in mind, the government is looking at a sort of income support scheme for farmers, along with tweaking some existing programmes, to make them more beneficial and improve their acceptability among growers. Read more

7 PSBs to get Rs 286 bn via recap bonds
Seven public sector banks (PSBs) will receive a capital infusion of Rs 286 billion through the upcoming tranche of recapitalisation bonds by the end of this month, a government official said on Thursday.

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First Published: Dec 28 2018 | 2:31 AM IST

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