'Agricultural Finance and Cooperation' is a course offered in B. Sc. (Hons.) Agriculture at School of Agricultural Sciences, Amrita Vishwa Vidyapeetham.
Agricultural finance- meaning, scope and significance, credit needs and its role in Indian agriculture. Sources of agricultural finance: institutional and non-institutional sources, commercial banks, social control and nationalization of commercial banks. Recent development in agricultural credit. Agricultural cooperation – meaning, brief history of cooperative development in India. Objectives, principles of cooperation and significance of cooperatives in Indian agriculture.