30,000 Rajasthan farmers to get loan waiver certificates in two days
Crop loan waiver certificates will be distributed to around 30,000 farmers at 66 camps in Rajasthan in the next two days, cooperative department principal secretary Abhay Kumar said on Sunday.
Camps will be held at 33 Gram Seva Sehkari Samitis on 4 June and the same number on June 5, Kumar he said, adding that the district in-charge minister and secretary in-charge will distribute the certificates.
Chief minister Vasundhara Raje had launched the crop loan waiver certificate distribution camp on May 31 from Banswara. Raje had said, “In the history of Rajasthan, this is the first government that has waived off crop loans up to Rs 50,000; the last two governments at the Centre had waived off farm loans up to Rs 10,000 only.”
Kumar said loan waiver camps will be held on June 4 at Laxminath (Ajmer), Bahala (Alwar), Nava Gaon (Banswara), Kalwara (Baran), Asotara (Barmer), Bachamadi (Bharatpur), Nawab Basai (Dholpur), Suwana (Bhilwara), Jodhasar (Bikaner), Bhairopura Ojha (Bundi), Bhadesar (Chittorgarh), Narani (Pratapgarh), Salasar (Churu), Baniyana (Dausa), Galiyakot (Dungarpur), Thotawali (Hanumangarh), Jaitpura (Jaipur), Chandhan (Jaisalmer), Aahore (jalore), Bakani (Jhalawar), Gudha Godji (Jhunjhunu), Sarecha (Jodhpur), Nananda (Kota), Nimod (Nagaur), Nimaj (Pali), Kushtala (Sawai Madhopur), Todabheem (Karauli), Piprali (Sikar), Mawal (Sirohi), 27GG (Sri Ganganagar), Naner (Tonk), Aasna (Udaipur) and Bhana (Rajsamand).
On June 5, camps will be held at Kekri (Ajmer), Jamalpur (Alwar), Talwada (Banswara), Palaytha (Baran), Sanawda (Barmer), Rasiya (Bharatpur), Baseri (Dholpur), Bhunas (Bhilwara), 22KYD (Bikaner), Khatkar (Bundi), Dorai (Chittorgarh), Achalpur (Pratapgarh), Khiwasar (Churu), Peechupada (Dausa), Dhambola (Dungarpur), Dulmana (Hanumangarh), Sandarsar (Jaipur), Hanswa (Jaisalmer), Akoli (Jalore), Badodiya (Jhalawar), Bhimsar (Jhunjhunu), Bilada (Jodhpur), Gopalpura (Kota), Tohshina (Nagaur), Dudod (Pali), Malarna (Sawai Madhopur), Kailadevi (Karauli), Bhirana (Sikar), Deldar (Sirohi), Udaipur Khushal (Ganganagar), Malukanagar Kheda (Tonk), Toda (Udaipur) and Nandoni (Rajsamand).
Cooperative department registrar Rajan Vishal said preparations for the camps have been done and lists of eligible farmers pasted. Apart from distribution of waiver certificates, applications for new loans are being taken from farmers.
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