Govt finalising modalities for crop loan waiver: Telangana Agriculture Minister Singireddy Niranjan Reddy
Agriculture Minister Singireddy Niranjan Reddy said that the government is in the process of finalising the modalities for implementation of farm loan waiver.
Farmers feel let down that as Finance minister Nirmala Sitharaman did not touch upon farm loan waiver and increasing MSP.
BJP has criticized Congress and said the farmer suicides clearly proves that the loan waiver was not implemented on the ground which is why the government doesn't release any details of it.
Chief Minister Kumaraswamy reviews his year, lists out achievements, charges BJP with trying to topple coalition
The mandatory Aadhaar linkage and the Crop Loan Waiver system software that was developed to implement the scheme may have just saved at least Rs 5,500 crore of taxpayers money.
With banks agreeing to provide rebate of 25 per cent in NPA loans, last hurdle has been cleared on Friday
APRS has also urged the State government to take steps to implement the YSR Rythu Bharosa from July, instead of October.
The coalition government’s ambitious farm loan waiver scheme seems to be fraught with confusion causing anxiety among farmers.
As bunglings in the loan waivers surfaced, Cooperative Minister Udaylal Aanjna set up an inquiry into the matter and found that Cooperative Bank employees had issued multiple fake farm loans.
BKU has announced that they are resorting to three-day blockade of essentials, over a series of demands, including proper implementation of crop loan waiver scheme.
The NCP president sought an appointment with Chief Minister Devendra Fadnavis over the issue, his party said Monday.
The farmers of drought-hit Chamarajnagar were thrilled when they received letters from the government about waiving their loans.
Besides `6,000 crore under Rythu Bandhu, State government has to disburse around `1,000 crore in May and another `1,000 crore in June for Aasara pensions
In Mandya and surrounding villages, agriculture activities have come to a complete halt due to lack of pre-monsoon showers.
With a deadline in place to waive loans from cooperative banks and the MCC stalling new registrations, the bigger question is whether farmers who haven’t yet registered will get the fresh loans.