PUNJAB CM TO FORMALLY LAUNCH FARM DEBT WAIVER SCHEME AT MANSA ON SUNDAY
5.63 LAKH FARMERS TO BENEFIT IN 1ST OF 4-PHASED IMPLEMENTATION PROCESS
NEARLY 47000 FARMERS WITH LOANS FROM COOP INSTITUTIONS TO BE GET CERTIFICATES TOMORROW
The Voice of Chandigarh News
Punjab Chief Minister Captain Amarinder Singh will on Sunday formally launch the farm debt waiver scheme, which will benefit a total of 5.63 lakh farmers in the initial phase.
Addressing a press conference here, Additional Chief Secretary (Co-operation) DP Reddy and Additional Chief Secretary (Development) Viswajeet Khanna said the government had already identified 5.63 lakh farmers, who had taken loan of nearly Rs. 2,700.00 crores from cooperative institutions as on 31.03.2017, as beneficiaries for disbursement of the debt waiver certificates in the first of the four planned phases for completion of the entire process.