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.
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,
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.
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.
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.
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.”
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.
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.
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.
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.