The agricultural credit flow has increased consistently over the years, exceeding the target set for each fiscal. For instance, credit worth ₹11.68 lakh crore was given to farmers in 2017-18, higher than the ₹10 lakh crore target set for that year, they added. Similarly, crop loans worth ₹10.66 lakh crore were disbursed in 2016-17, higher than the credit target of ₹9 lakh crore. … [Read more...] about Budget may set higher agri credit target at ₹19 lakh crore
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"If the government compromises on the fiscal guidance by a huge margin in an attempt to revive the economy, rupee may take a hit and further depreciation looks likely on the cards. We expect the Indian rupee to hover in the range of 72.50-73.50 in near term," Ms. Sachdeva said. … [Read more...] about Rupee rises for 5th straight session, settles 3 paise higher at 72.94
Among the highlight editions housed in the store is the Edge Ceramic from the house of Titan, said to be the world's slimmest watch with a case measuring just 3.5mm in thickness. “There's also the first edition of Edge that measures only 1.15 mm which won the Red Dot Design Award. Another enticing product is the Reflex watch in Fastrack. It's a smart watch that calculates calories and heartbeat. It's easily chargeable and is a hit among the youth with a competitive pricing. The next edition Reflex N will soon be launch in the Madurai store. It will be having updated features like motion sensor,” informs P Vaidyanathan, retail executive. “The store will also housing a premimum range of Seiko wall clocks from next month. We also offer facilities like credit card EMI and gift cards.” … [Read more...] about Timeless luxury
To attain the Forevermark inscription, I learn a diamond (from a minimum of 0.1400 carat) needs to pass a 36-step process. As I tour the facility’s two floors, sprawled across 27,000 sq ft, Amitabha Das, director of operations, shows me a few — like the secure online submission process, which gives each stone its unique reference number, and the colour-coded Radio Frequency Identification (RFID) boxes they are placed in. At every stage, the stones are compared with their packing slips and bar codes, which contain all the details: cut, size, clarity, colour, etc. … [Read more...] about Is the diamond shining in India?
The brand is also renowned for its master craftsmanship and fine design. From the design to the final product, it takes about 10 to 12 months for every piece as it's an inspiration driven-design and bringing that design alive is painstaking process. “The pieces may look simple and wearable, but the interlocking and the setting of the stones is super-sophisticated that a necklace would just sit perfect on your neck and take the shape of your collarbone,” vouches Ahluwalia. … [Read more...] about Stories set in stone