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Maharashtra government announces first list of farm Loan Waiver

In the first list, nearly nine thousand farmers have been named in the farm loan waiver. The loan amount ranging between ₹10,000 and ₹2.5 lakh will be waived under the Mahatma Jyotirao Phule Shetkari Karjamukti Yojana.

Maharashtra government announces first list of farm Loan Waiver
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On the first day of the budget session, Maharashtra Chief Minister Uddhav Thackeray and Deputy CM Ajit Pawar on Monday announced the first list of loan waiver for farmers. It was decided in a cabinet meeting with other ministers. 

In the first list, nearly nine thousand farmers have been named in the farm loan waiver. The loan amount ranging between ₹10,000 and ₹2.5 lakh will be waived under the Mahatma Jyotirao Phule Shetkari Karjamukti Yojana. 

The process to provide loan waiver for farmers will be completed in three months. After the first, more list of farm loan waiver will be released. CM Uddhav Thackeray informed that the whole process will be completed by April end.  

Earlier in December 2019, Maharashtra Chief Minister Uddhav Thackeray had announced the Mahatma Jyotirao Phule Shetkari Karjamukti Yojana. Under this scheme, pending crop loans till September 30, 2019, will be written off.

The first list of farm loan waiver was declared during the presence of farmers via video conferencing. “We have waived the loans within 60 days of announcing the scheme. The farmers are happy that amount will be directly deposited in their account,” Maharashtra Minister Vijay Wadettiwar said. 

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Before the commencement of the budget session, the opposition protested against the Uddhav Thackeray government over the farmers’ issue while highlighting the rising crimes against women. The protest was led by Leader of Opposition (LoP) Devendra Fadnavis and Maharashtra BJP President Chandrakant Patil also participated in the same.

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