Collector C. Sudharsan Reddy urged the bankers to increase advances to achieve the target for rabi season. Addressing the special District Consultative Committee meeting of bankers here on Tuesday, he said the banks disbursed loans to the turn of Rs 1735 crore as against a target of Rs 1713 crore.

But the rabi disbursement was only Rs 124.61 crore as against the target of Rs 690 crore, he said.