Maharashtra govt to write off Rs 1.5 lakh debt of each individual taken farm loan
According to sources, the move, which is expected to benefit five lakh farmers, is likely to put a burden of additional Rs 1,000 crore on the governments coffers.
it was announced in the Legislative Council today. Till now, a family was considered as one unit eligible for the waiver, offered under the government's scheme titled Chhatrapati Shivaji Maharaj Shetkari Sanman Yojana. The scheme was announced in June last year.
A similar announcement was earlier made in the Legislative Assembly.
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