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Tag: Crop Loan

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Odisha To Provide Up To Rs 50,000 Crop Loan To Sharecroppers, Landless Farmers

Bhubaneswar: After KALIA Yojana, Odisha government introduced Balaram Yojana in the state on Thursday that promises to provide bank loan up to Rs 50,000 to sharecroppers, landless farmers and to those who are left out of the farm credit coverage. Odisha Agriculture Department Secretary, Sourav Garg today shared the details of the modalities through which […]

Odisha Launches 'Balaram' Yojana To Provide Crop Loan To Landless Farmers

Bhubaneswar: Odisha government on Thursday launched, ‘Balaram Yojana’ to provide crop loans to landless farmers. Under the new scheme the landless cultivators will get loans through joint liability groups (JLGs). The scheme was announced in a meeting headed by the State Chief Secretary, Asit Kumar Tripathy. Under ‘Balaram’ scheme, the government has set a target […]

Farmers cry crop loan fraud in Kendrapara PACS

Kendrapara: Farmers in Rajkanika block of Kendrapara district smell a rat in crop loan disbursal at the Deuli Primary Agriculture Cooperative Society (PACS). Aggrieved farmers have demanded a probe into the matter. The alleged crop-loan fraud in the Deuli PACS has come to fore when some farmers received letters from Insurance firms that notified them […]

Odisha to process Rabi crop loans for drought-hit farmers in 15 days

Bhubaneswar: Days after Chief Minister Naveen Patnaik announced drought assistance package for the farmers who have suffered crop loss of 33 per cent and above during Kharif season 2017, the Odisha government today issued a notice to concerned officials with clear instructions to process loans for Rabi cultivation of affected farmers within 15 days of […]

10 lakh crop loan beneficiaries untraceable in Odisha

Bhubaneswar: Odisha government now seems to be in a fix as nearly 10 lakh farmers in Odisha, who had availed crop loans through cooperative societies last year, are now untraceable. Official sources said, as many as 19 lakh farmers had availed agricultural loans in the last Kharif season. Though 9 lakh had sold their paddy […]

Farm loan waiver: BJP Farmers’ Cell to launch signature campaign from July 1

Bhubaneswar: As Maharashtra government declared farm loan waiver today, BJP Krushak Morcha of Odisha unit has decided to launch a signature campaign across 36,000 booths in the State from July 1 to 15 to put forth its demand for waiving crop loan and providing loan at zero percent interest to the farmers. Informing about the […]

Demonetisation crisis: Odisha seeks PM’s intervention

Bhubaneswar: Taking note of the difficulties in crop loan dispensation, payment of paddy procurement proceeds and day-to-day functioning of Primary Agriculture Cooperative Societies (PACS) in the state due to demonetisation, the Odisha government has urged the Prime Minister for his urgent intervention. In a letter to Prime Minister Narendra Modi today, chief minister Naveen Patnaik […]