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Farm insurance, credit access schemes expected in Budget 2017: Kakra of PwC

The PwC leader (Food and Agriculture), PwC was replying during a Business Standard live chat

BS Web Team  |  New Delhi 

In an effort to double the agriculture production by 2020, the government should introduce schemes for greater access to farm credit in Budget 2017, Ajay Kakra, leader (Food and Agriculture) PwC, said. Kakra also underlined that Union Finance Minister Arun Jaitley should also introduce policies for incentives towards irrigation and insurance of farm crops.

He further highlighted the need for a digitised farming economy in the longer run. Kakra was answering questions on what announcements related to the agriculture sector are expected in Budget 2017 during a Business Standard ...

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First Published: Fri, January 27 2017. 15:01 IST
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