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FROM  CHAIRMAN

Dr.Harsh Kumar Bhanwala

CHAIRMAN, NABARD

Recognising the need for imparting necessary entrepreneurial skills, NABARD has supported training of more than 8.37 lakh unemployed rural youth through 32,520 REDPs/SDPs with grant assistance of more than Rs. 121.42 crore as on 31 March 2018.

What we do for Off Farm Sector

We are guided by our mission “TO EVOLVE PRODUCTS, CHANNELS AND POLICIES FOR OFF FARM SECTOR TO GENERATE LIVELIHOOD AND EMPLOYMENT OPPORTUNITIES FOR THE RURAL POPULATION.”

Over the last three decades, NABARD has designed several refinance and promotional schemes for development of rural off farm sector and has been making constant efforts to broad base and refine them in response to field level needs. The focus has been on greater credit flow to the sector, provision of credit to the unreached and ensuring linkages for small, cottage and village industries, handloom, handicrafts and other crafts in the rural areas.

News & Events

  • A workshop on

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    Workshop on “Agri Startup & Incubator ecosystem”
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    1st Meeting of Task Force on Handlooms & Handicrafts
  • Inauguration of Skill development Training Programme at Ambuja Cement Foundation Training Centre, Amarwara (Dist.-Chhindwara), Madhya Pradesh on 21 April 2018.

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    Inauguration of Skill development Training Programme at Ambuja Cement Foundation Training Centre, Amarwara ( Dist. - Chhindwara), Madhya Pradesh on 21 April 2018.
  • NABSKILL an online skill portal was launched by Dr Harsh Kumar Bhanwala, Chairman in the presence of Shri R. Amalorpavanathan, DMD and CGMs on 29 November 2017. NABSKILL envisages bringing all stakeholders involved in Skill Development Initiatives of NABARD on a single platform. The eligible training providers can apply online in order to avail

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    NABSKILL an online skill portal was launched by Dr Harsh Kumar Bhanwala, Chairman in the presence of Shri R. Amalorpavanathan, DMD and CGMs on 29 November 2017
  • NABSKILL an online skill portal was launched by Dr Harsh Kumar Bhanwala, Chairman in the presence of Shri R. Amalorpavanathan, DMD and CGMs on 29 November 2017. NABSKILL envisages bringing all stakeholders involved in Skill Development Initiatives of NABARD on a single platform. The eligible training providers can appl

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    NABSKILL an online skill portal was launched by Dr Harsh Kumar Bhanwala, Chairman in the presence of Shri R. Amalorpavanathan, DMD and CGMs d on 29 November 2017
  • “Mahalaxmi SARAS 2018” was inaugurated by Shri Chennamaneni Vidyasagar Rao, Hon’ble Governor, Maharashtra State.  The event was presided over by

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    DMD Shri R Amalorpavanathan during the inauguration of Mahalaxmi SARAS 2018