Regional Rural Banks and Rural Development: A Case of Pragathi Krishna Gramin Bank

  • Harish Tigari Faculty Member, Department of Commerce, Davangere University, Shivagangotri, Karnataka, India
  • M G Gaganadeepa PG Student, Department of Commerce, Davangere University, Shivagangotri, Karnataka, India
Keywords: Rural Development, Regional Rural Banks, Rural economy, Agriculture

Abstract

The rural banking is one of the important roles in rural development of our country, and the village economy is the backbone of the Indian economy. Without the development of the rural economy, the objective of economic planning cannot be achieved. Hence the Regional rural banks (RRBs) are plays a vital role in the rural development for the economy in India.  The RRBs were established on October 2, 1975, with the main objective of a provisional credit to rural people who are not economically strong enough, especially the small farmers, artisans, agricultural laborers, and even small entrepreneurs. The present study is a modest attempt to rural credit structure and the role played by RRBs in the development of rural economy. The present research paper is designed in nature and makes use of secondary data. The relevant secondary data have been collected mainly through the articles, journals, books, and websites have been referred. This paper is to examine the rural credit structure in RRBs of Pragathi Krishna Gramin Bank. And this study is focused only on the specific area like loans and advances made by the RRBs for three years period of 2015-16 to the year 2017-18.

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2019-03-15
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Tigari, H., & Gaganadeepa, M. G. (2019). Regional Rural Banks and Rural Development: A Case of Pragathi Krishna Gramin Bank. Shanlax International Journal of Economics, 7(2), 68-74. https://doi.org/10.34293/economics.v7i2.315
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