"Supporting Livelihoods, Nurturing Enterprises, Fostering Growth"


May 15, 2017

State Level Meeting of NABKISAN with Farmer Producer Organizations (FPOs) of Kerala

A State Level Meeting of NABKISAN with Farmer Producer Organizations (FPOs) of Kerala wasorganized at Trivandrum on 15thMay 2017. Shri R. Amalorpavanathan, DMD NABARD and Chairman, NABKISAN inaugurated the meet and explained the latest developments in supporting the business initiatives of FPOs and PACS. Shri R Sundar, CGM and Shri.V.R.Raveendranath CGM,NABARD, Kerala RO addressed the participants. Shri Dwivedi, CEO,NABKISAN, HO, Mumbai, ShriT.Venkatakrishna, COO, NABKISAN, HO, Mumbai made detailed presentation on the various products of NABKISAN with respect to financing of FPOs. Around 70 FPO representatives participated in the meet.


February 2 and 3, 2017

Nabkisan team participated in the National Conference on FPOs organized at Institute of Rural Management (IRMA), Anand, Gujarat

Nabkisan team participated in the National Conference on FPOs organized at Institute of Rural Management (IRMA), Anand, Gujarat held on 2nd and 3rd February ’17.

Nabkisan team attended the two day National Conference on producer collectives which was co-hosted by Samaj Pragati Sahayog (SPS), Samuha and Institute of Rural Management Anand (Gujarat). The conference was attended by representatives from institutions that have promoted FPOs across the country, financial institutions and representatives from some of the producer collectives. The topics of the conference focused on:

  • Sharing of experiences by the FPOs - the challenges faced, success factors and other important issues related to growth and management of the FPO.
  • Contemporary challenges of the FPOs
  • Managing the FPO ecosystem wherein the participants reflected on the challenges in terms of support, finance and sustainability of the producer collectives
  • NABARDs experience in promotion of the FPOs and supporting them through the PRODUCE fund and the promoting institutes
  • Emerging issues in managing the new collectives
  • Operational challenges of agri business collectives were shared. Also, professors from IRMA shared their insights on competing in the marketplace
  • Brief discussion on the financing of the FPOs by the financial institutions.
  • The closing session was an open house discussion on the way forward and future plans


February 09, 2017

CEO and COO of Nabkisan attend the Second edition of Commodity Finance Conclave

CEO and COO of Nabkisan attend the Second edition of Commodity Finance Conclave on February 09, 2017.


This conclave was organized by StarAgri which is the country's leading institution that has spent a decade dedicating its efforts to ensure that commodities associated risks are kept at the minimum. The key objective of the conclave was to bring together experts from the industry to delve deeper into incorporating the changes experienced within the Agri-financing ecosystem, preparing it to thrive and flourish in the current financial and economic framework. The platform enabled discussions on innovative ideas, trends and opportunities pertaining to the entire Agri-commodity financing value chain. Participants were from the government institutions, leading banks, technology companies, farmer organizations and other stakeholders.


March 01, 2017

Release of Resource Book on Formation and Functioning of Farmer Producer Companies by Chairman, NABARD

The resource bookbeen developed by ASA, Bhopal with support of NABKSIAN Finance Ltdon Formation and Functioning of Farmer Producer Companies released by Chairman, NABARD which would guide practitioners and other stakeholders in the FPO sector in formation, promotion and functioning of FPOs. The resource book broadly covers following aspects of FPO:

  • Producer Companies-Concept and practices
  • Incorporation of a Producer Company
  • Assessing the Capital Requirement of a Farmer Producer Company
  • Assessment of the financial viability of the business of Farmer Producer Companies
  • Marketing Plan of Farmer Producer Companies
  • Financial Plan of Farmer Producer Companies
  • Assessing Institutional Performance of Farmer Producer Company
  • Institutional Support to the Farmer Producer Companies
  • Credit Support to the Farmer Producer Companies
  • Post Incorporation Compliance for Farmer Producer Companies
  • Emerging Marketing Models and Avenues for FPCs: Field Experiences
  • Success Stories of Farmer Producer Companies
  • Frequently Asked Questions (FAQs)

October 30, 2015

MoU with Tata Trust for Supporting Producer Collectives

The MoU is aimed at designing Common Action Plans to support the Producer Collectives and such other community based organisations promoted in select states by TATA Trusts. The agreement aims at convergence and synergy between NABKISAN and Tata Trusts for effective execution of Livelihood Projects. The MoU is aimed at designing Common Action Plans to support the Producer Collectives and such other community based organisations promoted in select states by TATA Trusts. The agreement aims at convergence and synergy between NABKISAN and Tata Trusts for effective execution of Livelihood Projects.


The MoU is aimed at designing Common Action Plans to support the Producer Collectives and such other community based organisations promoted in select states by TATA Trusts. The agreement aims at convergence and synergy between NABKISAN and Tata Trusts for effective execution of Livelihood Projects. The MoU is aimed at designing Common Action Plans to support the Producer Collectives and such other community based organisations promoted in select states by TATA Trusts. The agreement aims at convergence and synergy between NABKISAN and Tata Trusts for effective execution of Livelihood Projects.