farm loan waiver

Farm loan waiver bad? Data shows true picture

The share of agri and allied sector in the gross NPAs of scheduled commercial banks is only 9-13%, shows latest data

published on : 17th February 2020

Interest on mid, long-term farm loans waived

The farmers, who clear the principal amount by March 31, 2020, need not pay the interest component of the loan, while the State Government will pay the cooperative societies.

published on : 16th February 2020

Karnataka chief minister H D Kumaraswamy announces Rs 34,000 crore crop loan waiver

In order to generate revenue for the massive loan waiver, the State has decided to increase excise duty on both fuel and alcohol, apart from the raise in road tax.

published on : 5th July 2018

Karnataka Budget-2018 HIGHLIGHTS | Power, petrol prices to go up in H D Kumaraswamy's maiden budget

The budget proposes a hike in power tax from 6% to 9%. Petrol prices will increase by Rs 1.14 and diesel by Rs 1.12 per litre. H D Kumaraswamy announced farm loan waivers up to Rs 2 lakh too.

published on : 5th July 2018

Farm loan waivers, Uday bonds to impact state finances: SBI research report

Policies like farm loan waivers are impacting asset quality of the agricultural sector and is also expected to affect state finances adversely, says a report.

published on : 21st June 2017

Centre rules out farm loan waivers, to stick to fiscal targets

Finance Minister Arun Jaitley today ruled out any waiver of farm loans and said the Centre will adhere to fiscal targets.

published on : 20th June 2017