CONSTRAINTS FACED BY RESPONDENTS ON KISAN CREDIT CARD SCHEME AND SEEK THEIR SUGGESTIONS FOR BETTER SERVICES

Authors

  • Vijay Yadav M.Sc. Ag. (Agricultural Extension and Communication), SHUATS
  • Prof. (Dr.) Ms. Jahanara Professor & Head, Department of Agricultural Extension and Communication, SHUATS
  • Dr. Dipak Kumar Bose Associate Professor, Department of Agricultural Extension and Communication, SHUATS

Keywords:

KCC, Constraints, Suggestions, agriculture

Abstract

The scheme Kisan credit card was started in August 1998 in order to provide timely and hassle free credit for the production requirements of the farmers. The main purpose of the scheme was to meet the production as well as consumption needs of the farmers. The present study was conducted in Soraon block of Prayagraj district of Uttar Pradesh. Ex-post facto research design was followed for the analysis. There are 20 blocks in the selected district out of that Soraon block was selected purposively because the existence of Kisan Credit Card scheme is comparatively more as compared to other blocks. There are 71 villages in the selected block out of that number of 6 villages was selected based on maximum number of farmers involved in KCC scheme. Total number of 120 respondents were selected randomly from 6 villages for the present study The major constraints faced by the respondents are High rate of interest on loan followed by Purpose of availing loan not accepting, Timeliness of credit, Delay by bank side and Duration of loan was very short. It was suggested that Credit limit to be increased considering family expenses, Extent of validity of card up to 5 years, Lower the interest rate, Repayment only after harvest, Flexibility to draw cash and Limit to be fixed on the basis of operational land holding, which will be lead all round development in the research area.

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DOI: 10.47856/ijaast.2021.v08i10.016

Author Biographies

Vijay Yadav, M.Sc. Ag. (Agricultural Extension and Communication), SHUATS

M.Sc. Ag. (Agricultural Extension and Communication), SHUATS

Prof. (Dr.) Ms. Jahanara, Professor & Head, Department of Agricultural Extension and Communication, SHUATS

Professor & Head, Department of Agricultural Extension and Communication, SHUATS

Dr. Dipak Kumar Bose, Associate Professor, Department of Agricultural Extension and Communication, SHUATS

Associate Professor, Department of Agricultural Extension and Communication, SHUATS

Published

2021-10-30