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farm loan waiver


Crop loan above Rs 2 lakh: Govt sets up panel to recommend schemes

January 18, 2020 2:50 am

The sub-committee, headed by Deputy Chief Minister and Finance Minister Ajit Pawar, will have Eknath Shinde, Dada Bhuse (both with Shiv Sena), Ashok Chavan, Balasaheb Thorat (both with Congress and Balasaheb Patil (NCP) as members.

Explained: Maharashtra’s second farm loan waiver in 2½ years — what is different

January 04, 2020 7:50 am

To help the farm sector, state governments have time and again announced loan waiver schemes. Back in 2008-09, the then UPA government at the Centre had announced a loan waiver scheme for the entire country.

Uddhav announces farm loan waiver in Maharashtra; Fadnavis to launch statewide agitation

December 21, 2019 7:04 pm

Immediate loan waiver was one of the key promises made in the common minimum programme of the Shiv Sena-led Maha-Aghadi alliance. 

Maharashtra: Loan waiver likely, but will cost govt over Rs 1 lakh cr

December 05, 2019 9:39 am

The bigger challenge before the government would be raising enough capital to finance the scheme. The precarious condition of the state’s exchequer may make implementation of the scheme difficult, said sources.

Maharashtra: Secularism, immediate farm loan waiver in joint document

November 29, 2019 6:49 am

The CMP, seen as a working solution to bring three ideologically divergent parties on a single platform, was announced in a joint meeting by Patil, Thorat and Shiv Sena leader Eknath Shinde.

After writing off crop loans, Maharashtra govt plans to waive off farm infrastructure loans

August 06, 2019 9:19 am

Keen to leverage the move politically, Revenue Minister Chandrakant Patil also indicated that the fresh fiscal dole would be rolled out before the model code of conduct for the Assembly polls kicks in.

PM Modi waived Rs 3.5-L crore of industrialists, didn’t waive a single rupee of farmers: Rahul Gandhi

March 08, 2019 6:58 pm

The Congress president, at the rally, said that the “PM is right when he says he has worked a lot” for the country in last five years. “Indeed, he has worked a lot, but only for the rich. The Chowkidaar is always at service of the rich and the mighty,” Rahul Gandhi said.

Maharashtra: Loan waiver helps cooperative banks more than nationalised ones

February 27, 2019 9:26 am

The DCCBs have reported lower outstanding farm credit, even as nationalised banks have shown an increase in the amount.

Farm loan waiver certificates from Feb 7

February 04, 2019 2:11 am

The announcement of date for the implementation of loan waiver comes after the opposition BJP said that it will launch a ‘jail bharo’ movement from February 8 to court arrest in protest of the Congress “not fulfiling” its poll promises.

Farm-loan waivers to hit states fiscal deficit targets: report

January 21, 2019 8:30 pm

India Ratings expects the states' revenue account on aggregate to clock a deficit of 0.5 percent of GDP in FY20 due to a higher growth in revenue spends than revenue receipt.