Jain Irrigation Systems (JISL), India’s largest and world’s second largest micro-irrigation company has reportedly entered into a national level tie-up with SBI, to provide loans on its products in rural regions. This partnership will help the farmers to enhance their acreage under irrigation with minimum use of available water resource. As per the partnership SBI will offer loans for buying micro irrigation systems and JISL will help the bank in identifying eligible farmers with a requirement for micro irrigation systems, crop management services, etc.
JISL is a farmer-centric company and micro irrigation has been its mainstay since the mid-1980s. The company has pioneered a green revolution through micro-irrigation technology, which comprises mainly of drip and sprinkle systems.