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Hyderabad: Rs 1 Lakh cut off mark for farm loan waiver

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Published Feb 23, 2019, 1:02 am IST
Updated Feb 23, 2019, 1:02 am IST
Mr Rao said the state government would support farmers till their situation improves.
 For the 2019-20 financial year, the state government has made a budget provision of Rs 6,000 crore, which will benefit 50 lakh farmers.
  For the 2019-20 financial year, the state government has made a budget provision of Rs 6,000 crore, which will benefit 50 lakh farmers.

Hyderabad: The Telangana state government has fixed Rs 1 lakh ceiling for loan waiver for farmers.

Chief Minister K Chandrasekhar Rao said in the Assembly on Friday that the state government would waive all agriculture term loans up to Rs 1 lakh outstanding as on December 11, 2018, the day on which the Telangana Assembly results were announced, bringing the TRS back to power.  Mr Rao said the state government would support farmers till their situation improves.

 

Mr Rao had promised the loan waiver during the 2018 Assembly elections. For the 2019-20 financial year, the state government has made a budget provision of Rs 6,000 crore, which will benefit 50 lakh farmers.

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Location: India, Telangana, Hyderabad




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