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Jan 11, 2019
Farm loan waivers against economic principles, cannot effectively address agrarian distress: ADB India chiefYokoyama also advocated for direct transfer of funds to targeted beneficiaries as it would cut down leakages.
Jan 07, 2019
RBI governor Shaktikanta Das says generalised farm loan waiver impacts credit culture, behaviour of borrowersReserve Bank of India (RBI) Governor Shaktikanta Das Monday said any generalised farm loan waiver adversely impacts the credit culture and the behaviour of borrowers, amid various state governments announcing waivers.
Dec 18, 2018
Chhattisgarh CM Bhupesh Baghel announces short-term farm loan waiver in first cabinet meet of new Congress govtBaghel was addressing a press conference after chairing the first cabinet meeting of the newly-formed Congress government in the state. "Besides, loans of farmers borrowed from commercial banks will also be waived after proper examination," he said.
Nov 22, 2018
Maharashtra farmers' agitation: State worst performer in irrigation; policymakers deserve to be put on trialThe agitation leaders have made more demands of the type that will harm farmers, and less of the type that will protect farmers in the years to come
Jul 13, 2017
Maharashtra farm loan waiver: Govt to come up fresh guidelines on beneficiariesThe Maharashtra government is planning to come up with a fresh set of guidelines for an effective implementation of the loan waiver scheme for farmers
Jun 13, 2017
Loan waiver hopes prompt farmers to stop repayment across states; lenders' balance sheets to worsen further: ReportWith farm loan waiver becoming a key political plank to win elections, farmers in states that are going for elections this year are hopeful that they also will get the benefit