To enable the farmers to avail these incentives availability of credit to the agriculture sector was ensured through increase in per acre credit ceiling for various crops by Agriculture Development Bank of Pakistan
; large increase in agriculture credit line for Balochistan; and reduction in the limit of land holding for credit eligibility to purchase tractors.
The Chief Minister also requested federal government to waive all loans and interest on loans obtained by people of Malakand division from Agriculture Development Bank of Pakistan
and Housing Building Development Corporation so that there burden could be reduced.
* The Agriculture Development Bank of Pakistan
suddenly stopped loaning due to liquidity crunch, putting a brake to the prime minister's national agenda for the supply of 30,000 tractors to the farmers through bank loans.
The Agriculture Development Bank of Pakistan
(ADBP) the Federal Bank for Cooperatives (FBC) and the Commercial Banks are the major formal institutions, which because being Government owned have in fact become the agents for rural development purveying the most important input i.e.