PUNJAB CM CLEARS 1.15 LAKH MORE FARM DEBT WAIVER CASES WORTH RS. 580 CRORE
ORDERS DISBURSEMENT BEFORE JAN 31, IMMEDIATE RECTIFICATION OF ANY TECHNICAL ERRORS
The Voice of Chandigarh News
Punjab Chief Minister Captain Amarinder Singh has cleared 1.15 lakh more cases for debt waiver amounting to Rs 580 crore, to be disbursed to farmers across the state before January 31, 2018.
The announcement came after a high-level meeting chaired by the Chief Minister, which reviewed the progress of the implementation of the farm debt waiver scheme, formally launched by the state government on January 7 with the disbursement of waiver certificates to nearly 47000 farmers from five districts.
With the completion of disbursement of waiver certificates to these 1.15 lakh farmers, the state government would have covered 1.6 lakh small and marginal farmers with a loan amount of Rs 748 crores.