Wheat procurement crisis

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Punjab wheat procurement crisis: Caught in the crossfire

As banks freeze lending to Punjab government, payments of over Rs 8,000 crore to farmers held up.

Cash credit limit: Wheat procurement crisis looms as banks say no to Punjab

A major procurement crisis is looming before the SAD-BJP government in Punjab in the last wheat season before the 2017 elections, with the nationalised banks that lend money to the state for foodgrains procurement refusing to release the Cash Credit Limit (CCL). The state government had asked the Centre for CCL of slightly over Rs 20,000 […]