The state government announced debt waiver to the farmers under the Chhatrapati Shivaji Maharaj farmer Samman Yojana. Although this announcement has been delayed for two years, the process of preparing the lists continues. As a result, 12,827 farmers in the district have been waiting for debt forgiveness for the past two years.
Gondia Today News Network
Gondia: The state government announced debt waiver to the farmers under the Chhatrapati Shivaji Maharaj farmer Samman Yojna. Although this announcement has been delayed for two years, the process of preparing the lists continues. As a result, 12,827 farmers in the district have been waiting for debt forgiveness for the past two years. Therefore, they have to be deprived of picking up the crop loan during last season and this year’s Kharif season. It is time to stand at the lenders’ door once again to meet the needs of these farmers.
Under the Chhatrapati Shivaji Maharaj Farmer Samman Yojana, the Government announced a loan waiver to farmers on June 27, 2017. Under this scheme, the farmers will be liable to waive up to one and a half lakh rupees. The chief minister assured that the scheme will continue till the eligible final farmer gets the benefit of the scheme.
Accordingly, the work of preparing green, yellow, red lists is still going on in every district. 87 thousand 273 farmers of the debt waiver scheme declared by the government were eligible. In two of these two years 75 thousand 866 farmers have been given debt waiver benefit.
A total of 218 crores 16 lakhs have been deposited on the bank accounts of these farmers. Of the eligible 87 thousand 273 farmers, 12 thousand 287 farmers have not yet received any loan waiver. Therefore, these farmers have been operating in banks since last two years.
The maximum benefit of crop loan waiver till now is 64 thousand 811 farmers of Gondia District Central Cooperative Bank, Rs. 171 crore 56 lakh for farmers, 3,894 farmers of Vidarbha Grameen Bank, 11.86 crore and 7,555 farmers of Nationalized Bank have been given loan of Rs. 35 crore 79 lakhs. .
For two years, even after the farmers’ debt waiver process, the eligible eligible farmers have not yet received the loan waiver benefit. Therefore, these farmers are forced to dump daily bank steps.
When asked about the officials of the bank, the list of eligible farmers has been prepared and sent for approval.
Deprived of crop loans
12 thousand 287 eligible farmers who did not get any relief from debt waiver. As a result, these farmers have been facing difficulty in lifting new crop loans for the past two years. Banks will not give them new crop loans until their debt account is secured. If eligible farmers pay the debt out of tired, they will be deprived of getting the loan waiver. Thus, the state of the farmers has become so well surrounded.
Farmer’s lenders door
For the last two years, the farmers’ debt waiver process is in progress and the farmers who have not been able to get the money in the account of the eligible farmers. They have become very stubborn. Since the loan has not been fixed, new crop loan can not be raised. Therefore, they have to take the loan from the relatives and lenders for kharif and rabi season for the past two years. The result is a picture that is standing again in the farmer’s lenders door.