In Rajasthan, 10 lakh farmers identified for loans in next crop cycle -Mohammed Iqbal
The farm loans will be disbursed in two stages during the next crop cycle of kharif season from April 1 to August 31 and rabi season from September 1 to March 31
Jaipur: The Congress government in Rajasthan has identified a whopping 10 lakh farmers for grant of loans through cooperative banks during the next crop cycle, amid allegations by the Opposition BJP that its "populist measure" of farm-loan waiver had failed to extend the benefit to the eligible agriculturists and led to scams in several districts.?
State Cooperative Minister Udai Lal Anjana said here on Saturday that the cooperative debt structure was being strengthened for the benefit of farmers who would get the loans without mortgaging their land. Farmers getting themselves biometrically registered under the scheme would be given preference in the loan disbursement, he said.?
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The Hindu, 10 March, 2019, https://www.thehindu.com/news/national/other-states/in-rajasthan-10-lakh-farmers-identified-for-loans-in-next-crop-cycle/article26484146.ece?homepage=true