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Dec 28, 2018
Farm distress: Govt mulls waiving interest on timely crop loan repayment as new year gift for farmersTo provide immediate relief, one of the proposals being studied is to waive 4 percent interest rate on farmers repaying farm loan promptly within the due date.
Oct 30, 2018
Maharashtra grapples with acute agrarian distress: Kharif crops have dried up, farmers may opt out of rabiObservers believe the current situation looks bleaker even than the acute drought years between 2012-15. Currently, over 350 tankers have been deployed to supply water in Maharashtra.
Oct 10, 2018
Kisan Kranti Yatra: After raising minimum support prices, will the Centre blink and waive farmers’ loans?There is yet another way of providing relief to farmers, easy and popular though not necessarily the best way to address the issue – waiving off their loans.
Apr 18, 2018
Opening branches in rural India is a loss making venture for banksWith RBI directing banks to open more brick and mortar branches at village level, Haryana government has been way short of its target
Jan 27, 2018
Budget 2018: Govt spending hasn't helped farmers; infrastructural loopholes hinder progressThe agriculture sector will not just watch how much money is set aside in Union Budget 2018-19, but also how it is used as BJP tries to woo disaffected farmers before upcoming polls
Jan 22, 2018
Budget 2018 may hike agriculture credit target to Rs 11 lakh cr as govt aims to get higher farm outputThe govt has been providing interest subvention to make available short-term farm credit at an affordable rate and help boost farm output
Jan 10, 2018
Budget 2018: Pradhan Mantri Fasal Bima Yojana likely to get Rs 13,000 cr for 2018-19, up 21%Under the upgraded crop insurance scheme, Pradhan Mantri Fasal Bima Yojana, launched early 2016, farmers pay very nominal premium and get full claim for the crop damage.
Jun 17, 2017
Uttarakhand farmers demand loan waiver after cultivator commits suicideDemanding loan waiver, farmers in the Pithoragarh district in Uttarakhand staged protests after a cultivator committed suicide.
May 22, 2017
Rajiv Shukla: Cong to hold nationwide protests against "anti-agriculture" mindset of CentreAccusing the Narendra Modi government of being insensitive towards farmers, Rajiv Shukla demanded that the Centre needs to become sympathetic towards farmers or else Congress will soon hold nationwide protests
Feb 02, 2017
Why Union Budget 2017 proposals fall short of Modi govt’s commitment towards farmersThe budget for this crucial wage employment programme MGNREGA did not receive any impressive allocation in the current budget (only Rs 500 crore) compared to the allocation for 2016-17 (RE), i.e. Rs 47,500 core.