CM’s Crop Loan Waiver Scheme implementation from January 15: CS Shri Mohanty

Chief Secretary Shri S.R. Mohanty has issued instructions to the district officials to ensure availability of application forms of the Chief Minister’s Crop Loan Waiver Scheme at the gram panchayat level mandatorily as on January 15. Shri Mohanty held discussions with all divisional commissioners and district collectors in connection with the implementation of the scheme during a video conference at the Mantralaya today. It may be noted that the scheme is being implemented from January 15 all over the state.

Shri Mohanty said that the pasting of the white and green lists should be ensured in all the gram panchayats by January 18. He specifically spoke to the collectors of the remote districts including Dindori, Alirajpur, Singrauli and Sheopurkalan in this connection and sought information regarding the receipt of the application forms. Shri Mohanty said that payment has to be made to the farmers under the scheme from February 22. Hence all activities should be ensured within the prescribed time limit at the district level.

Commissioner Agriculture Production Shri P.C. Meena, Principal Secretary Farmers Welfare Dr. Rajesh Rajoura, Principal Secretary Finance Shri Anurag Jain, Principal Secretary Cooperatives Shri K.C. Gupta, Commissioner Mandi Board Shri Faiz Ahmed Kidwai and other senior officers were present at the video conference.

Principal Secretary Farmer-Welfare Dr. Rajoura gave a presentation regarding the implementation of the scheme. He informed that the scheme will be implemented through 7 thousand 500 branches of 26 banks in the state. Offline application forms will be filled in green, white and pink forms, which have been sent to the districts in sufficient quantity. Their proper distribution should be ensured gram panchayat-wise. While receiving green applications, the nodal officer is required to write the serial number of the green list on the applications. The names of 40 lakh farmers are being uploaded on cmlws@mponline.gov.in. A procedure has been prepared to download the green and white lists from the portal and paste it gram panchayat and branch wise from Tuesday January 15. The status of village wise and branch wise applications received in this connection will be reviewed every day. He instructed that the names of the farmers should be registered only in Hindi in the list to be displayed.

Principal Secretary Cooperatives Shri K.C. Gupta has instructed that the work of registration of applications should be ensured simultaneously along with receiving the applications. Suggestions were obtained from the divisional commissioners and collectors regarding the implementation of the scheme at the video conference.