The National Bank for Agriculture and Rural Development (NABARD) granted a financial assistance of Rs.35 crore to the Thrissur District Cooperative Bank in order to improve its gold-loan business and to provide short-term loans. This is the first time NABARD is giving financial aid for a District Cooperative Bank in the State. The assistance has been granted considering the financial discipline of the bank, said a press release. — Staff Reporter

More In: KERALA | NATIONAL