Mar 08, 2021 09:38 PM IST
The Maha Vikas Aghadi government announced a scheme worth Rs 2,000 crore for strengthening Agricultural Produce Market Committees in state.
- Feb 05, 2021 01:33 PM IST
Making the announcement in the state assembly, Chief Minister K Palaniswami said the scheme would come into immediate effect and the required financial allocation would be made by his government.
- May 14, 2020 06:52 PM IST
The form to avail the scheme will be available on the KCC section of commercial bank websites in English and Hindi, which will require basic information such as crop being sown and land record.
- Mar 16, 2019 08:35 PM IST
He attacked the Akalis for criticising his government's farm debt waiver scheme, accusing them of "failing" to do anything for the farmers themselves.
- Feb 01, 2019 12:02 PM IST
Farm loans, generally, attract an interest rate of 9 percent. The government, however, provides an interest subvention to make available short-term farm credit at an affordable rate and help boost farm output
- Jan 24, 2019 09:19 PM IST
Addressing a press conference, Union minister Manoj Sinha said loan waiver promised by Gandhi is a "fraud" and a conspiracy to garner votes.
- Dec 20, 2018 01:51 PM IST
If the new government elected in 2019 talks less and acts more, Indian farmers will benefit
- Dec 19, 2018 09:05 PM IST
He made the remarks in the wake of the newly-formed Congress governments in Madhya Pradesh and Chhattisgarh announcing farm loan waivers, fulfilling a promise made by the party ahead of the Assembly polls.
- Dec 17, 2018 05:22 PM IST
The agricultural distress is impacting 200 million workers and can cause political churn and policy experimentation, leading to uncertainties in times of the ongoing economic slowdown, the foreign brokerage said in a report.
- Dec 13, 2018 04:03 PM IST
Instead, they suggest that income support schemes may be a more effective alternative and bold steps are needed to address rural distress, days after the ruling Bharatiya Janata Party's (BJP) loss in three key state elections where farmers have been hit by low prices and higher input cost.
- Jul 15, 2018 02:48 PM IST
Noting that rural demand has been on the rise in recent months, the report says the upward trend is visible from the sale of big ticket items like tractors and the latest corporate earnings of consumer goods companies.
- Jun 07, 2018 08:22 AM IST
According to sources in Cooperation department, at least 1.5 lakh more farmers could be benefitted due to the new deadline.
- Aug 11, 2017 07:51 PM IST
The CEA also warned against farm loan waivers; its impact on the economy would be deflationary rather than inflationary
- Jul 05, 2017 01:34 PM IST
The Maharashtra government has announced farm loan waivers to the tune of over Rs 34,000 crore. To understand the implications of the same, CNBC-TV18's Yash Jain caught up with the finance minister of Maharashtra, Sudhir Mungantiwar.
- Jun 13, 2017 01:08 PM IST
In an interview to CNBC-TV18, HP Singh, Founder & MD of Satin Creditcare Network spoke about the longer term impact of farm loan waivers and the latest happenings in the company.
- Jun 05, 2017 03:43 PM IST
This covers bank loans to farmers with up to 5 acres of land. The report said the Ministry of Finance will have to fund farm loan waivers by UDAY-type bonds to limit market impact. On Saturday, the Maharashtra government waived loans of Rs 300 billion/0.2 per cent of GDP owed by farmers with up to 5 acres of land by October.
- Apr 18, 2017 03:19 PM IST
A report by rating agency Fitch today said loan write offs work as an incentive to skip loan repayments.
- Apr 07, 2017 10:54 AM IST
In an interview to CNBC-TV18, Keki Mistry, VC & CEO of HDFC gave his take on the monetary policy.
- Mar 06, 2013 10:25 PM IST
The UPA's flagship scheme that returned them to power in 2009 is under the scanner. The CAG report on the farm loan waiver scheme has found major discrepancies. Apart from a finance ministry inquiry, the repeat of the scheme is perhaps unlikely, reports CNBC-TV18.
- Feb 04, 2012 08:36 PM IST
Former chief minister B S Yeddyurappa today urged the UPA Government to present a separate agriculture budget.
- Sep 26, 2011 04:37 PM IST
Farm loan disbursal is expected to exceed the target of Rs 4.75 lakh crore and touch Rs 5.20 lakh crore in 2011-12 on the back of good monsoon, National Bank for Agriculture and Rural Development said today.