Goa is an emerging state on national dairy canvas. It has around 9000 dairy farmers. There are multiple stakeholders helping in carving out dairy development Strategy for the state. These stakeholders include, Goa dairy, Sumul, animal husbandry department, State Bank of India and Goa state cooperative bank amongst others.
Pramod Sawant, the chief minister of Goa chaired a meeting with all these stakeholders . He told that there are 9000 farmers household in the state with 3-4 farmers each. As per Mr Sawant, one farmer will be selected under this scheme from each household.
This scheme would provide Rs 1.5 lakhs collateral free loan to each of the farmer. The farmer will be able to buy livestock , fodder ,etc by spending this amount for expanding his dairy business. This loan will be available under Kisan credit card scheme under Atmanirbhar agriculture scheme of Modi Government. The farmer could get a 100% interest waiver if he pays it back in time.