A majority of Agricultural loans operate within 18 months of repayment period which commonly known as Seasonal Agricultural Operations (SAO). Farmers seeking loans facilitating "long term loans" with repayment period of upto 15 years may give immense opportunities to invest in diversified fields like Dairy Farm, Farm Mechanisation, Minor Irrigation, Lift Irrigation, Horticulture, Land Developments, Sheep / Goat / Piggery / Poultry Farm, Inland fisheries, Sericulture, Rural Godowns, Farm Plantations / Forestry Plantations and other activities.
SBI Agriculture Loan For Financing Of Second Hand / used Tractors Schemes (SBI - Mahindra Vishwas & SBI TAFE Nayaroop) enable farmers with smaller land holdings to mechanise their farms. Individual farmer or a group of farmers not exceeding three in number (as co- borrowers) owning minimum 3 acres of perennially irrigated agricultural. Tractors which are more than 7 years from the original purchase date shall not be financed.
SBI Agriculture Loan For Financing Power Tractor (Scoring Model For Tractor Loans) to provide finance for purchase of new tractors, accessories and implements. The earlier Tractor Plus scheme stands withdrawn.
SBI Agriculture Loan for Tractor Upgradation (Sanjeevani) provides Finance For Repairs, Maintenance And Addition Of New Implements Etc. (to Tractors) to assist the farmers, who are regular in their repayments for repairs / maintenance of tractor and for purchase of additional implements.
SBI Krishak Uthan Yojna to provide easy access to short term production and consumption credit to meet genuine requirements of tenant farmers, share croppers and oral lessee having no recorded land records or written document. Landless labourers, share croppers, tenant farmers, oral lessees, (also covering oral tenants & small farmers) having no recorded land records are eligible for SBI Krishak Uthan Yojna if the sanctioning authority is sanguine of the applicant carrying on the activity, subject to production of an Affidavit for cultivation of crops. Permanent resident proof of at least 2 yrs.
SBI Kisan Credit Card (SBI KCC) to provide timely and adequate credit to farmers to meet their production credit needs (cultivation expenses) besides, meeting contingency expenses. The Kisan Credit Card (KCC) Scheme was a model agriculture loan scheme prepared by NABARD in August 1998 and RBI advised to implement the same by all commercial banks in India in 1998. After series of request from farmers, NABARD and RBI revised the whole KCC Scheme to suit the farmers' current needs.