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Naveen Patnaik Reviews Credit Linkages to Farmers, Mission Shakti and MSMEs

Chief Minister Naveen Patnaik, on Friday, appreciated the efforts of Banks and districts for making coordinated efforts to improve lending to priority sectors. 

Reviewing the performance over credit linkages with bankers, collectors and top officers of the state government today on virtual platform, the Chief Minister said that there has been a considerable progress in credit disbursement to priority sector during the last two months.

Since the last review meeting two months back, the Chief Minister said that he had asked officials to ensure adequate and timely credit supply to help the most vulnerable sections of society and economy –farmers, women and MSMEs.

He said that from the last meeting in December about Rs 1600 Crores more has gone to Mission Shakti groups which is about Rs 500 Crores more than the annual target.