Sunday, 26 June, 2022
TopicFarmer loans

Topic: Farmer loans

No proposal under consideration to waive farmer loans including SC & ST, govt tells Lok Sabha

In a written reply to the Lok Sabha, MoS for Finance Bhagwat Karad said govt hasn't implemented any farm loan waiver scheme since 'Agriculture Debt Waiver & Debt Relief Scheme, 2008'.

All about Odisha’s new credit scheme for 7 lakh landless farmers, a ‘first’ in India

Under the ‘Balaram’ scheme, the Odisha government will provide credit worth Rs 1,040 crore to 7 lakh landless farmers in the next two years.

India’s woeful land records will have trouble identifying farmers eligible for Rs 500/month

Direct benefit transfer comes with certain pre-conditions, primary among them is the need for a robust method to identify beneficiaries.

BJP makes plans to reap political dividend after sowing support price seed

Party directs state units to launch ‘information blitzkrieg’ on decision, counter opposition attempts to project it as anti-farmer. New Delhi: A day after the NDA government...

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Ukraine war did a good thing for world—change its attitude towards refugees, survey shows

An outpouring of public support across Europe for millions of people fleeing war in Ukraine may point to a shift in attitudes towards refugees...
Illustration: Ramandeep Kaur | ThePrint

Does breaking up big states boost economy? Data doesn’t back up hype, says Indian study

The study by researchers at Indira Gandhi Institute of Development Research looked at economic impact of reorganising Uttar Pradesh, Madhya Pradesh, and Bihar in the year 2000.

Defence

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Almost 4,000 enrol for IAF’s Agnipath recruitment scheme on day 1 of online registrations

These registrations pertain to the Indian Air Force's Agniveer Vayu programme. The online portal for the first phase was opened at 10 am Friday, and will close on 5 July.

With Agnipath, Modi govt’s shock & awe doctrine may have misfired a vital reform, yet again

Modi govt's biggest flaw has been its disinclination to accept limitations of electoral majorities. This ruined land acquisition and farm reform, stalled labour codes.
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