KCC Fisheries Scheme Integrated Into Jan Samarth Portal

  • The Department of Fisheries has successfully integrated the Kisan Credit Card (KCC) Fisheries scheme onto the Jan Samarth Portal. 
  • The integration revolutionizes access to credit facilities for fishers, farmers, and stakeholders in the fisheries sector. 
  • The ceremony was attended by Shri Sagar Mehra, Joint Secretary, Department of Fisheries, Ministry of Fisheries, Animal Husbandry and Dairying, GoI, Shri Pankaj Sharma, Joint Secretary, Department of Financial Services, Ministry of Finance, and Shri Rajeev Ranjan Prasad, Chief General Manager, State Bank of India. 
  • The integration aims to streamline processes, digitize workflows, and provide efficient loan management services. 
  • Over 3, 01,309 KCC cards have been issued to beneficiaries engaged in fisheries and aquaculture activities nationwide. 
  • The integration signifies a new era of efficiency, transparency, and inclusivity in the fisheries sector.
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