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Farmer loan waiver


Maharashtra: Govt tells coop banks to give crop loan to farmers who are yet to avail scheme benefits

May 22, 2020 5:05 am

Of the total 32 lakh beneficiaries, the loan waiver amount of Rs 12,000 crore has been transferred into the bank accounts of 19 lakh beneficiaries.

Loan waiver: In-house tech helps Karnataka save crores

June 28, 2019 7:51 am

Using Aadhaar, land survey and ration card numbers along with bank data, and digitised land and ration card records, officials say CLWS has saved around Rs 4,000 crore in double payments to around 5 lakh farmers since December 2018,

Farm loan waivers will slow down state capex: Report

December 28, 2018 4:52 am

State government capex is a major driver of investment growth in the Indian economy, and historically, it has been higher than capex undertaken by the central government.

Agriculture: Farmers’ stir, oversupply of produce compounded problems for Maharashtra govt

October 29, 2017 2:02 am

Chief Minister Devendra Fadnavis has tried to fight his way out by announcing a Rs 30,000-crore farm loan waiver that will further deepen the state’s debt burden of around Rs 4 lakh crore.

Maharashtra farmer loan waiver: Congress seeks judicial probe into bogus names on list of farmers

October 27, 2017 3:28 am

“It is a serious issue. The question also arises how can the number of farmers seeking loan waiver come down from 89 lakh to 67 lakh. It cannot go undetected....” said Prithviraj Chavan.

67 lakh account numbers for farmer's loan waiver, not 89 lakh: panel

October 26, 2017 2:49 am

On the issue of many farmers with identical Aadhar cards benifiting for the loan waiver, CM Devendra Fadnavis said, “If it is a bona fide mistake, it can be forgiven. But certainly not if it a malafide mistake.”

Loan waiver: 100 farmers linked to single Aadhaar number

October 25, 2017 2:35 pm

Responding to the Opposition's criticism against the online system of filling forms for availing the scheme, Fadnavis last week earlier said had that not been done, the banks would have mismanaged funds.

Maharashtra loan waiver: Lists provided by banks shows Lakhs of farmers with same Aadhaar, savings account numbers

October 25, 2017 10:34 am

Another discrepancy is a list of 2.5 lakh farmers, who, according to banks, have cleared all their loans. But the same banks also show outstanding loans against these 2.5 lakh farmers.

Farm loan waiver in Mumbai: Rs 287 crore waived in 2009; govt clueless on beneficiaries

September 28, 2017 2:11 am

Senior government sources confirmed that while the loan waiver benefit was availed by 1.5 lakh people, the banks in question have so far shared details of just 350 such accounts.

Maharshtra farmers’ stir fizzles out, members to meet again to chart next step

August 17, 2017 2:50 am

On Monday they had held a “Chakka Jam” to stop the movement of vehicles on state and national highways. Hundreds of farmers were detained in various parts of the state while taking part in the agitation.