Over 41.82 lakh farmers submit applications in 15 days for loan waiver

Bhopal : January 28, 2019 (Ataullah Faizan): Farmers are enthused with the implementation of the Jai Kisan Crop Loan Waiver Scheme in the state. The work of registration of farmers under the scheme is being conducted all over the state since January 15. In the last 15 days 41 lakh 82 thousand 924 farmers have submitted their application forms in the gram panchayats to receive the benefits under crop loan waiver scheme.
So far 55 percent farmers have submitted green forms, 38 percent farmers have submitted white and 7 percent have applied in pink forms under the scheme. Application forms of farmers will be received at the gram panchayats till February 5, 2019.
More than 53 lakh applications are expected to be submitted till the last date of registration under the Jai Kisan Crop Loan Waiver Scheme as estimated by the Farmer-Welfare and Agriculture Development Department.