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How BALARAM can make its plough dent on ground? -Pranab Ranjan Choudhury and Arabinda Kumar Padhee

-The Pioneer In yet another demonstration of commitment to its inclusive agriculture growth agenda, the Government of Odisha has announced the BALARAM Yojana to provide crop loans worth more than Rs 1,000 crore to the landless sharecroppers through joint liability groups (JLGs) in the next two years. Lauded as one of the most inclusive income support/cash transfer schemes in the country, KALIA was announced in 2019 to help the small and marginal...

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While people clapped for those in front line fighting virus, Telangana landlords leave doctors homeless

-The New Indian Express The latter called the doctors ‘dirty’ and do not want them as Tenants fearing the spread of coronavirus in the locality. HYDERABAD: People across the country clapped and clanged utensils to applaud the doctors and nurses who are in the forefront of the fight against Covid-19 on Janata Curfew day. But it was at the same time that doctors of MGM Hospital in Warangal were forced out onto...

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Liberalising tenancy or grabbing land of the poor? - Vikas Rawal & Vaishali Bansal NSSO data shows that of the total land under tenancy in 2011-12, about 36% was taken on lease by top 30% landowners. The State in India, barring the Left-led governments, has never been committed to implementing redistributive land reforms and securing rights of Tenants. After 1991, when India adopted the policies of liberalisation and globalisation, the government stopped paying even the lip service to the programme of land reforms as they...

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A scheme for farmers that has not reached most farmers -Bhim Reddy & Abhishek Shaw

-The Hindu PM-Kisan is limited in both scope and implementation The Pradhan Mantri Kisan Samman Nidhi (PM-Kisan), a cash transfer programme that draws on major initiatives by two State governments, has a long way to go in terms of both its implementation and scope of coverage. Even as the cropping season is under way, the scheme’s support has not reached farmers in most of the country’s regions. Launched by the Centre at the...

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Farmers defined as those having patta for cultivable land -B Chandrashekhar

-The Hindu KCR appeals to pattadar ryots to have a benevolent attitude towards Tenants Hyderabad: Chief Minister K. Chandrasekhar Rao defined in the Assembly on Saturday that only those having cultivable patta landholding are recognised as farmers as matter of government policy and it’s they who will get the benefit of any government scheme aimed at the farming community. “It’s not our (government) policy to harass the farmers by creating problems in the...

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