Skip to main content

ENSURE portal to ensure livestock subsidies under DBT

In order to make subsidy disbursement better, simpler and transparent, NABARD has developed an online portal so that the information related to beneficiary and processing of application can be made readily available

Related Category: Sub Category:

Union Agriculture Minister Radha Mohan Singh launched a portal ENSURE- National Livestock Mission-EDEG developed by National Bank for Agriculture and Rural Development (NABARD) and operated under the Department of Animal Husbandry, Dairying & Fisheries Tuesday. On this occasion, he informed that the National Livestock Mission has been conceived by Modi government for the sustainable development of the livestock sector. Under the Mission’s component called Entrepreneurship Development and Employment Generation (EDEG), subsidy payment for activities related to poultry, small ruminants, pigs among others through Direct Benefit Transfer (DBT) goes directly to the beneficiary’s account.

In order to make it better, simpler and transparent, NABARD has developed an online portal “ENSURE” so that the information related to beneficiary and processing of application can be made readily available.

Singh added that under the new process, controlling officer/branch manager of the bank, after scrutinising and sanctioning of proposal, uploads the subsidy claims in the portal. The subsidy will be approved within 30 days from the date of sanction of loan. Earlier, even after the loan approval, subsidy took a long time to reach the beneficiary’s account. Through this process, the flow of information/ funds will also be quicker and more accountable. The burden of extra interest due to delay in the disbursal of the subsidy would now be reduced after the launch of the portal. Access from the portal will also be on real-time basis and list of beneficiaries can be easily prepared.

Votes with an average with

Related Story

How biofuel saved worth Rs 5,070 cr forex in a year

Use of damaged foodgrains and surplus foodgrains for production of ethanol will increase its availability for Ethanol Blended Petrol (EBP) programme. During the ethanol supply year 2017-18, 150.5…

NSIC to enhance new offerings through CSCs

National Small Industries Corporation (NSIC) has signed a Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) with Common Service Centres (CSC) e-Governance Services India in New Delhi recently for enhancing new…

Hatsun Agro Product to expand to 3,500 retail outlets soon

Hatsun Agro Product, India's leading private sector dairy company will reach the retail milestone of 3,500 outlets by July 2019. Currently, the retail network of HAP includes 3,420 company direct…