Tag: Farm Loan

Kotia dispute
Farm Loan By Andhra, Another Ploy To Capture Odisha's Kotia

The Government of Andhra Pradesh has made fresh attempt to lure the residents of Kotia by offering farm loans against the land patta

  • Thursday, 12 August 2021
Farm loans will be waived after BJP comes to power in Odisha: Jual Oram

Bhubaneswar: Union Tribal Affairs Minister Jual Oram today promised to waive off loan for debt ridden farmers after BJP comes to power in the state next year. Sounding confident of the party’s victory in the 2019 polls, Oram during a meeting of BJP Kishan Morcha here stated, “Our party is going to come to power […]

  • Monday, 26 July 2021
Dama clarifies, says landlords, not farmers, spend crop loan for amusement

Bhubaneswar: A day after claiming that farmers are utilising the crop loans to marry off their daughters and consume liquor, Excise and Cooperation minister Damodar Rout today hushed up the matter by taking a complete different stance on his previous remarks. Clarifying his earlier version on misutilisation of farm loan, the veteran BJD leader said […]

  • Wednesday, 21 July 2021
Devendra Fadnavis
Fadnavis promises 'biggest' farm loan waiver in history

Mumbai:  Maharashtra Chief Minister Devendra Fadnavis promised to implement what he termed as the “biggest” farm loan waiver in the state’s history by October 31, as the state-wide farmers strike entered its sixth day on Tuesday. “We will be writing off the loans of all deserving and needy farmers. For this we shall make use […]

  • Monday, 05 July 2021
Op-Ed: NITI Aayog is right: Farm loan waiver is indeed a ‘palliative’

It is competitive populism at its worst. After the newly elected Congress governments in the heartland states of Madhya Pradesh, Rajasthan and Chhattisgarh announced waiver of farm loans, every political party is now jumping on to the waiver bandwagon. At the national level, the Modi government, which had resisted all pressures to write off agricultural […]

  • Thursday, 10 June 2021
Will consider all aspects of farm loan waiver: Odisha Finance Minister

Bhubaneswar: At a time when the Odisha Congress has promised to waive off farm loans in five hours if voted to power, the State government mentioned that it is not competing with other States in waiving farm loans, rather considering all aspects before moving ahead in this regard. Congress alleged that the BJD has planned […]

  • Friday, 04 June 2021
More lapses surface in implementation of KALIA scheme

Bhubaneswar: After allegations of irregularities in availability of forms for enrolment in the Krushak Assistance for Livelihood and Income Augmentation (KALIA) scheme and selection of beneficiaries, farmers across the State have complained that the cash transfers received under the scheme are being involuntary deducted from the account against farm loans. The farmers alleged that banks […]

  • Tuesday, 04 May 2021
Farm loan waiver scheme
Govt May Announce Farm Loan Waiver Scheme In Budget

New Delhi: Amid the debate about new farm laws, the Modi government could consider addressing a few crucial issues that affect farmers across the country in the forthcoming Union budget. Waiving off the debts of farmers is an issue which finds resonance with farmers across the country and farmers’ indebtedness in the country finds place […]

  • Tuesday, 06 April 2021