Currently, the banks are mandated to extend collateral-free agricultural loans up to Rs 1 lakh.
07 Feb 2019 12:51 PM
Earlier this year, the coalition government in Karnataka also announced a farm loan waiver.
07 Jan 2019 4:01 PM
The government has set a target to provide Rs 11 lakh crore credit to farmers in the current fiscal.
28 Dec 2018 3:08 PM
Farm loan waivers really amount to about 1.5 per cent of gross domestic product.
06 Jul 2018 1:52 PM
The total amount that would be deposited into farmers’ accounts will be less than Rs 20,000 crore.
11 Apr 2018 2:33 AM
It also claimed that 40 lakh more farmers will get their loan waiver amount in next eight-nine days.
06 Dec 2017 2:10 AM
Number of farm loan accounts stated by banks reduce by 13 lakh.
11 Oct 2017 2:53 AM
Chief Minister Devendra Fadnavis announces that homeless would be provided houses by 2019.
15 Aug 2017 5:15 PM
Plea challenged a GR that said Rs 10K loan will be given only to needy.
21 Jul 2017 2:21 AM
Madhya Pradesh recently witnessed farmers' stir over loan waiver, farm produce prices and other demands.
22 Jun 2017 8:47 PM
Domestic brokerage firm said around Rs 1.6 trillion of farm loans could come up for waiver.
16 Jun 2017 1:21 PM
Loans have been given for period starting June 1 till June 12 for current Kharif season.
16 Jun 2017 9:44 AM
About 1.07 crore farmers with less than five acres of land would be eligible for it.
07 Jun 2017 4:17 PM
India's total public sector debt, as a share of gross domestic product, stands at around 66 per cent.
19 Apr 2017 12:39 PM
Arundhati Bhattacharya said bank has not received any proposal to waive off farm loans in Uttar Pradesh.
15 Mar 2017 2:23 PM
Under the interest subvention scheme, farmers get the short-term crop loan of up to Rs 3 lakh for 1 year at an interest rate of 7 per cent.
20 Dec 2016 4:27 PM