Inclusive Development

Agriculture | MSME | Green Finance | Priority Sector Credit | Manoj Rawat, ValueFin India

Is Priority Sector Lending an untapped Opportunity or Lost Mission ?

Is Priority Sector Lending an untapped Opportunity or Lost Mission ?

Does India need a full-fledged and exclusive Agriculture Budget every year?

Does India need a full-fledged and exclusive hashtag Agriculture Budget every year? With 60% people dependent on hashtag #Agriculture, the Government needs to bring all its expenditure, investment plan and enabling policies under one umbrella where Central & State policies are aligned and Banks & Financial institutions are partners to ensure focused intervention and better…
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Priority Sector lending Opportunities

Priority Sector Lending – Speaking with Finbizness Speaking with Finbizness on Priority Sector Lending (PSL), Doubling of Farmers Income and Opportunity for Banks & Financial Institutions in Priority Sector. Doubling of Farmer Income is an achievable target, with right steps. hashtag #financialnstitutions #farmers #banking #PrioritySectorLending #RuralOpportunity #DoublingFarmersIncome hash   Manoj Rawat, ValueFin India |mkrawat@gmail.com

Unlocking Agri-Value Chains, Ensuring Farmer’s income security & Creating a Hunger free India

  Enabling Agri-Value Chains, Creating Transparent & Efficient Agriculture markets, Ensuring Farmer’s income security & striving for a hunger free India       1.Indian Agriculture has undergone a structural shift but has created lot of disguised unemployment We still need to realize & recognize that over 58 % of the rural households depend on…
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Does India need a dedicated “Solar Bank” to harness true potential of Clean Energy?

Does India need a dedicated “Solar Bank” to harness true potential of Clean Energy? Given the fact the that Clean energy technology is constantly evolving, the banks and financial institutions have limited understanding of Clean Energy Based asset finance and to harnesses the massive potential of solar energy available in India, the Government may think…
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Climate finance in agriculture : My interview with GCPF team

Manoj Rawat in Discussion with GCPF team https://green-lending-forum.gcpf.lu/2018/04/11/climate-finance-in-agriculture/ Climate funds could team up to create a credit guarantee fund, for instance. This could enable innovative players to create new models which other institutions can then follow, thereby increasing the outreach. Climate funds should address the biggest human-made contributor to climate change besides manufacturing: agriculture. That…
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Need for Unified National Agriculture Market (NAM) integrated with Agri-Value Chains in India

Need for Unified Agriculture Market integrated with Agri Value Chains in India     Will Unified Agriculture Market (NAM) be a paradigm shift to develop free and competitive agriculture market in India, help in better price discovery and ensure “rightful price” to farmers for their produce?   Agriculture continues to play a vital role in…
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Farmer’s Day | “Annadata Diwas” for The “First Mile Link” in Food Chain

Farmer’s Day | Annadata Diwas The First Mile Link in Food Chain     We should at least mark 2 days in year to celebrate as Farmer’s Days”Annadata Diwas”. This should be once on the onset of Kharif season and the onset of Rabi Season. The focus of these two days should be to celebrate…
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Farm Loan waiver : Temporary Relief in distress versus Sustainable Solution – Five Pointers

Farm Loan waiver : A Temporary Relief in distress V/S Sustainable Solution – Five Pointers     Do we need to re-align our national policies and framework to bringing lasting improvement in socio-economic condition of our marginalized farmers rather than doling temporary populist relief measures and poll sops?  1.  Agriculture will continue to be vital for…
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Doubling the “real’ income of farmers in India by 2022

Doubling the “real’ income of farmers in India by 2022    What does this actually means, what will enable this, how feasible is this?  After battling to consecutive drought years, by the grace of Almighty monsoon this year is progressing normal. The buzz around farmers, farmers welfare and doubling the income seems to be picking…
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