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Farm Loans Across Country Will Be Waived If Congress Comes To Power At Centre: Rahul Gandhi

-Outlook "The Congress governments in Madhya Pradesh, Rajasthan and Chhattisgarh have waived farmers' loans as promised," he said, adding, "If a Congress-led government comes to power in Delhi, Farm Loans will be waived across the country." Congress president Rahul Gandhi Sunday said his party would waive Farm Loans and give a big push to the food processing industry if voted to power in the Lok Sabha elections Alleging that the Centre's crop insurance...

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Examining farm loan waivers -R Ramakumar

-The Hindu The solution lies in better schemes that ensure universal coverage for small, marginal and medium-sized farmers To do or not to do? According to reports, the Central government is discussing a scheme to waive outstanding Farm Loans in the aftermath of widespread farmers’ protests between March and December 2018 . Till now, at least 11 States have announced schemes to waive outstanding Farm Loans: Madhya Pradesh, Uttar Pradesh, Karnataka, Tamil...

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MP farmer gets loan waiver of Rs 13 instead of Rs 24,000

-PTI Agar Malwa: A 55-year-old farmer in Madhya Pradesh was taken aback when he got a loan waiver of just Rs 13 instead of Rs 23,815 he was eligible for under a scheme announced by the newly elected Congress government. Shivlal Kataria, a resident of Nipania Baijnath village in Agar Malwa district, has taken up the matter with the authorities and is hopeful of its resolution. Earlier this month, the Madhya Pradesh Cabinet...

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Karnataka may weed out 7 lakh Farm Loans from waiver scheme -Sharath S Srivatsa

-The Hindu In case of loan in both cooperative and commercial banks, the former qualifies for waiver Bengaluru: The intensive de-duplication work to identity farmers eligible for loan waiver is expected to identify at least 7 lakh people who have loans in both cooperative sector and commercial banks, resulting in saving of at least Rs.6,000 crore to the State exchequer. A farmer will be eligible for loan waiver from one of the...

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Farm loan waivers are not the panacea -Anjani Kumar & Seema Bathla

-The Hindu Business Line The Centre and States must eschew the politically expedient option of loan waivers and look for long-term solutions The sweeping wave of loan waivers has generated serious debates across the country on their economics and likely outcomes. Till date 12 States have announced loan waiver amounting to more than Rs.2 lakh crore. Loan waiver cannot be a solution to address the agrarian crisis, instead the government must look for...

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