COURSE SUMMARY
Course Title: 
Agricultural Finance and Cooperation
Year Taught: 
2019
Semester: 
3
Degree: 
Undergraduate (UG)
School: 
School of Agricultural Sciences
Campus: 
Coimbatore

'Agricultural Finance and Cooperation' is a course offered in B. Sc. (Hons.) Agriculture at School of Agricultural Sciences, Amrita Vishwa Vidyapeetham.

Syllabus:

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.