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HEALTH- Mass Use of Injectable Contraceptive

of the north-eastern region could be traced to poor credit absorption capacity of this region, resulting mainly from inadequate infrastructure and weak credit delivery system. Although the number of commercial bank branches in the region has increased in recent years, banks complain of many hurdles in identifying viable schemes and in undertaking pre-sanction appraisal and post-sanction supervision as also in recovery of loans. The measures taken by NABARD, including preparation of pre-in vestment surveys in the north-eastern region and special studies in other backward states with a view to identifying bottlenecks hampering credit flow and provision of 90 to 95 per cent refinance for schemes in the regions to induce member banks to formulate schemes have so far met with only limited success.

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