2.35 lakh farmers benefit from debt relief program
Aurangabad, May 13: More than 2.35 lakh farmers in the district benefited from a debt relief program of …
Aurangabad, May 13: More than 2.35 lakh farmers in the district have benefited from a state government debt relief program. Only 3,196 farmers did not benefit from this advantage. He will be available soon, said Deputy District Clerk Anil Kumar Dabshede.
Giving information on loan disbursement, he said that Aurangabad district ranks first in Marathwada in disbursing loans to Kharif crops and a total of 114 percent of loan disbursements has been made. The target for the disbursement of the Kharif Harvest Loan in Aurangabad District for 2020-2021 was Rs 1197 crore. In fact, a loan of Rs 1360 crore was disbursed and 2.62,471 farmers benefited from it. While the rabbi loan disbursement target was Rs 299 crore, a loan of Rs 520 crore was disbursed. These loans were distributed to 68,824 farmers. The total target for the disbursement of the Kharif and Rabi loans for 2020-2021 was Rs 1,496 crore. In fact, a loan of Rs 1,880 crore has been disbursed. And this has benefited 3,31,295 farmers, Dabshede informed. He added that the target for disbursement of Kharif’s agricultural loan for 2021-2022 is Rs 1293 crore and that so far Rs 159 crore has been disbursed to 39,017 farmers. About 70 percent of farmers have yet to obtain loans.