He said that in the interest of the agriculture sector, the government has made a decision to come to the rescue of 22,27,506 farmers and waived their crop loans or short-term loan from cooperative banks outstanding till yesterday, by Rs 50,000 on each farmer, irrespective of the loan amount. The loan waiver announcement from Karnataka Chief Minister comes a day after Union finance minister Arun Jaitley categorically stated that there were no plans of farm loan waiver. Both states have announced farm loan waivers.
The state government has chose to give a flat debt relief worth Rs 2 lakh to marginal irrespective of their loan amount. The initiative would provide double the relief announced by the states of Uttar Pradesh and Maharashtra, he said. But when there is a poor monsoon or a drought situation, farmers may be unable to repay loans, prompting states or the Centre to offer relief -reduction or full waiver of loans.
The waiver of short-term loans will cost the exchequer Rs 8,165 crore. After all, he is the chief ministerial candidate of his party. "The government has not yet issued any letter to the banks about whatever was its decision", said Lomte, who attended the meeting of a group of ministers and the committee in Mumbai on Monday.The farmers' leader said the GR is ambiguous and issued without taking the steering committee into confidence as was decided and following which the farmers withdrew their strike.
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"Steps must be taken by the government to address rising farmer suicides in the state". Congress attacked the government and said that it is not serious about resolving the hardships of farmers.
Siddaramaiah appears to have relented after a nudge from Congress vice-president Rahul Gandhi.
When Yogi Adityanath waived off farmers' loans worth Rs 36,359 crore last April, little did the newly elected Uttar Pradesh chief minister know that he was setting off a trend across the country. "We also give farmers incentives on milk production", he said. "We have got FRBM Act (Fiscal Responsibility and Budget Management Act) and fiscal deficit target, we intend adhering to it", he said.
What is farm loan waiver? The loan waiver will benefit around 86 lakh small and marginal farmers in the state. The maximum amount of loan to be waived has been fixed at Rs 1 lakh per farmer.
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