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Cash-strapped Punjab mandi board seeks finance dept’s support for loan repayment

The agricultural marketing board Punjab (Mandi Board) has raised red flag over its inability to pay up a loan instalment of ₹465-crore scheduled in June

The cash-strapped entity, once a cash rich organisation, has sought financial support so that the loan doesn’t turn into a non-performing asset . (Representational Photo)
Updated on May 17, 2023 11:13 PM IST
By, Chandigarh

Rs 4,807 cr deposited in accounts of over 7 lakh Maharashtra farmers, says CM Uddhav Thackeray

Thackeray said that 35.8 lakh farmer accounts have been uploaded on a special portal created for the implementation of the loan waiver scheme.

Maharashtra CM Uddhav Thackeray(ANI)
Published on Mar 03, 2020 04:52 PM IST
Mumbai | ByPress Trust of India

10 states yet to fulfil their farm loan waiver promise

These states have so far managed to make budgetary provisions for less than two-thirds of the total loans supposed to be waived, a review by the Reserve Bank of India (RBI) shows.

Ten states that have announced a series of farm loan waivers since 2014-15, equivalent to 1.4% of the country’s gross domestic product (GDP), are yet to complete their promised write-offs.(Waseem Andrabi / HT File)
Updated on Oct 20, 2019 01:54 AM IST
Hindustan Times, New Delhi | By

Gehlot writes to PM Modi, urges to waive off farm loans across the country

Letters to Modi: CM also writes for increasing procurement price of moon beans by 25-40% under MSP

Chief minister Ashok Gehlot wrote to the PM saying that the former state government had estimated loan waiver scheme to cost ~8,000 crore, of which the present government has to bear ~6,000 crore(File)
Published on Jan 19, 2019 12:15 PM IST
Hindustan Times, Jaipur | ByHT Correspondent

Farmers need their dues, not doles from the treasury

The socialist State has intentionally and systematically caused farm-bankruptcy. The land-locked farmer is not a free citizen of India

Farmers should enjoy access to any technology including GM in markets. Any ‘waiver’ must be embedded in liberal reforms of agrarian political-economy.(HT File)
Updated on Jan 14, 2019 07:52 AM IST
ByShyam Ashtekar
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