Kisan Credit Cards issued and the number of beneficiaries in the last three years

Kisan Credit Cards issued and the number of beneficiaries in the last three years

 Government of India
Ministry of Finance 

RAJYA SABHA

UNSTARRED QUESTION NO-845
ANSWERED ON TUESDAY, FEBRUARY 9, 2021/20 MAGHA, 1942 (SAKA) 

ISSUANCE OF KISAN CREDT CARDS

QUESTION

845. SHRI M. SHANMUGAM

Will the Minister of FINANCE be pleased to state:

(a) the number of Kisan Credit Cards (KCC) issued and the number of beneficiaries in the last three years, year- wise and State-wise;

(b) the number of new cards issued to the left-out farmers in the last year, State-wise; and

(c) the steps taken to cover all farmers for issuing KCC and time by which it would be completed?

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ANSWER
THE MINISTER OF STATE IN THE MINISTRY OF FINANCE 

(SHRI ANURAG SINGH THAKUR)

(a) to (c) In order to ensure that all eligible farmers are provided with hassle-free and timely credit for their agricultural operations, the Government has introduced the KCC Scheme to enable the farmers to purchase agricultural inputs such as seeds, fertilizers, pesticides, etc. The KCC Scheme has been simplified further w.e.f. 2012, which has the provision of ATM enabled debit card with, inter alia, facilities of one-time documentation, built-in cost escalation in the limit, any number of drawals within the limit, etc.

KISAN CREDT CARDS

The total number of KCC issued in the country as reported by RBI (Schedule Commercial Banks) & NABARD (Cooperative Banks & RRBs) during last three years are given at Annexure-1 & Annexure II respectively.

A special saturation drive to cover farmers under KCC is going on since February 2020. As per the information furnished by Public Sector Banks & NABARD, 187.03 lakh KCC with credit limit of Rs 1.76 lakh crore have been sanctioned to farmers across the country during this drive upto 29 January, 2021.

Annexure I as referred to in part (a) to (c) of the reply to Rajya Sabha Unstarred Question No. 845 for 09.02.2021

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State/UT wise total no ofKCC issued during 2017-18,2018-19 and 2019-20

No in actual

State/UT Name

Andamans

FY 2017-18

117

FY 2018-19

298

FY 2019-20

69

Andhra Pradesh

835517

725373

735332

Arunachal Pradesh

1895

6192

1879

Assam

168216

145930

166318

Bihar

291608

250114

192083

Chandigarh

1621

503

765

Chattisgarh

53869

53532

65002

Dadra & N agar Haveli

114

50

79

Daman&Diu

169

18

22

Delhi

2205

3045

1454

Goa

2645

3352

2120

Gujarat

174236

245009

261587

Haryana

219530

198627

189875

Himachal Pradesh

41078

48372

44396

Jammu& Kashmir

43135

45011

341440

Jharkhand

142645

170449

147441

Karnataka

338688

175756

245324

Kerala

119209

123515

144325

Lakshadweep

25

1919

58

Madhya Pradesh

406419

524235

417001

Maharashtra

279478

658588

434543

Manipur

2945

2622

2189

Meghalaya

10575

10418

5588

Mizoram

1053

1948

709

Nagaland

8028

15343

7497

Orissa

154723

180644

183006

Puducherry

4009

3592

1459

Punjab

356886

277419

227459

Raiasthan

580224

455948

406876

Sikkim

1572

2269

1620

Tamil Nadu

216915

202217

214651

Telangana

599156

438939

526498

Tripura

60717

80483

66944

Uttarakhand

44245

57605

47976

Uttar Pra desh

1405992

1625092

1546594

West Bengal

281984

356320

398814

Source-RBI

Annexure II as referred to in part of the reply to Rajya Sabha Unstarred Question No. 845 for 09.02.2021

N o. o f KCCs is sue d (B e nefici a ri es ) d u ri n g la s t th ree yea rs Card s i n N o

2017 - 18

2 0 1 8 - 19

2 019-20

Sr . N o.

S tate/U T

Tot a l

T otal

Total

1

Andhra Pradesh

175720

236747

253561

2

A & N Island

147

280

200

3

Arunachal Pradesh

0

284

320

4

Assam

108067

15165

112301

5

Bihar

58205

38337

38315

6

Chandigarh

0

0

0

7

Chattisgarh

19127

9459

246319

8

D & N Haveli

0

0

0

9

Daman&Diu

0

0

0

10

Goa

118

181

664

11

Gujarat

50753

79946

77129

12

Haryana

41003

42276

40510

13

Himachal Pradesh

17931

19319

25460

14

Jammu & Kashmir

7289

7012

26386

15

Jharkhand

75137

85003

55781

16

Kamataka

347982

402223

563370

17

Kerala

152013

173596

212806

18

Lakshdweep

0

0

0

19

Madhya Pradesh

467558

47274

140058

20

Maharashtra

101737

111234

261085

21

Manipur

4120

3615

775

22

Meghalaya

1338

3122

6656

23

Mizoram

4388

2705

4010

24

Nagaland

0

176

815

25

New Delhi

98

48

44

26

Orissa

93600

149095

131727

27

Pondicherry

104

528

240

28

Punjab

14265

51789

54851

29

Raiasthan

221792

171422

623396

30

Sikkim

95

2

123

31

Tamil Nadu

123730

298002

166651

32

Te lang ana

141884

1966 89

134952

33

Tripura

24268

21294

28743

34

Uttar Pradesh

559816

599947

478660

35

Uttarancha l

2713

27683

52580

36

West Bengal

81014

193977

124063

Source : NABARD

Source: https://pqars.nic.in/annex/253/AU845.pdf

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