Wednesday, Feb 01, 2023

Farmer loans


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.

Karnataka’s way

July 02, 2019 2:00 am

Implementation of loan waiver in state points to possibility and promise of direct benefit transfer in helping farmers

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,

As banks step up loan recovery drive, Punjab farmers cry foul

August 05, 2018 12:59 am

The PADB has 108 branches across the state, of which only 3-4 are giving loans at present since the rest are running into losses, co-operative department officials said.

Economic survey: Maharashtra among top five states in availing farm loans

August 12, 2017 3:26 am

Maharashtra, UP and Kerala put together account for almost one-third of the formal sector farm loans of Rs 3.25 lakh crore. However, for India as a whole, the total farm loans amount to about Rs 5.5 lakh crore, according to the survey.

CM Raje announces total rebate on farmer loans' interest

March 26, 2015 8:59 pm

Raje made new announcements on jobs, a health route scheme etc in her budget 2015-16 speech.

Farmers in India face loan burden

November 30, 2011 6:38 pm

Farmers have to take loans for meeting requirements related to health and marriages.

'Farmers to get loans at 3%'

June 29, 2010 2:52 pm

The Madhya Pradesh government today decided to grant short-term loans through cooperative banks at three per cent interest to all farmers during the year 2010-11.