Jharkhand Farm Loan Waiver Scheme: In Jharkhand, the Hemant Soren government is going to give a new gift to the farmers of the state. Soren government is preparing to waive the loans of the farmers this year. Hemant Soren, in his election manifesto, had raised the issue of farmers’ loan waiver, which he had promised to fulfill if the government is formed.
The farmers of Jharkhand supported him and expressed confidence in Hemant Soren and participated in the formation of the government by voting. Therefore, the Soren government has taken a step to fulfill this promise for the farmers, and it has started preparing to waive the loan.
Under the Jharkhand Krish Rin Mafi Yojana, some conditions, and eligibility criteria have been set which the farmers will have to fulfill. Only then the farmers will be able to get the benefit of this scheme. The complete details about Jharkhand Farm Loan Waiver Scheme, eligibility, benefits, and more are given below.
Jharkhand Farm Loan Waiver Scheme
A proposal for changes in the budget of the Agriculture Department for the financial year 2020-21 has been prepared by the Government of Jharkhand Hemant Soren. According to this proposal, preparations are being made to discontinue the ambitious ‘Chief Minister Ashirwad Yojana’ of the previous Raghuvar government. Preparations have been made to use the amount spent under this scheme in the loan waiver scheme of the farmers. The farmers of the state have welcomed this decision of the Jharkhand government.
Apart from this, while giving information, let us tell you that under the ‘Mukhyamantri Aashirwad Yojna’ of the Raghuvar government, 5 thousand rupees per acre were sent to the farmers in their bank accounts. Till now the farmers having a maximum of 5 acres of land used to get the benefit of Chief Minister Ashirwad Yojana. Under this, this amount was provided to the farmers in two installments annually. But now the Jharkhand government of CM Hemant Soren is going to use this amount for loan waiver of farmers.
Budget Set for Jharkhand Farm Loan Waiver Scheme
In the Jharkhand elections, the coalition parties (JMM, Congress, and RJD) had promised a loan waiver for farmers in their election manifesto. Therefore, in the coming financial year this year, a provision of about Rs 2 thousand crores is being considered. With this budget, Jharkhand farmers will get a lot of relief regarding the loan waiver.
Conditions of Jharkhand Farm Loan Waiver Scheme
Some conditions have also been laid for the farmers for the Jharkhand Krishi Rin Mafi Yojana. The complete information can be obtained through the official website released by the government. The official website for this is https://jkrmy.jharkhand.gov.in. Here you will get all the information easily.
Eligibility for Jharkhand Agriculture Loan Waiver Scheme
To get the benefit of Jharkhand Kisan Karz Mafi Yojana, its prescribed eligibility is as follows –
- It will be mandatory for the farmer to be a resident of Jharkhand.
- The farmer has taken a loan from a cooperative bank or any registered bank.
- There will be no provision for waiver of loans taken after elections or at the time of elections.
- The loan of any private bank will not be waived.
- This loan will be waived only related to agriculture, the loan taken for tube well or well is not kept in the purview of waiver.
- Loans taken for agricultural equipment will not be waived.
Jharkhand Farm Loan Waiver Beneficiary List
If we talk about the data of the Kisan Credit Card of the farmers of Jharkhand state, then about 17.84 lakh farmers in the state have taken loans from the registered banks. They have a debt of about 7061 crores. The list of district wise farmers accounts and the amount to be taken for loans till now is as follows –
Jharkhand Krishi Rin Mafi Yojana Website
To get any other information related to the Jharkhand Farm Loan Waiver Scheme, you can easily get it by visiting the Farmers Portal of Jharkhand or the official website of the Jharkhand Farm Loan Waiver Scheme. Information about all the schemes related to agriculture was made available here on these portals:
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