The cooperative department has set a target of disbursing short-term crop loans amounting to 16 thousand crores this year.
Big relief to farmers in Corona period: The Ashok Gehlot government of Rajasthan has given big relief to the farmers. Farmers will now be able to repay their crop loans till August 31. Earlier, the last date for payment was June 20.
Jaipur. The Gehlot government has given great relief to the farmers facing many problems due to Corona. Farmers will now be able to repay crop loans till August 31. CM Ashok Gehlot has extended the last date for payment of short-term crop loans for Rabi-2020-21 season from June 20 to August 31.
This decision was taken in the review meeting of the cooperative department chaired by CM Ashok Gehlot on Monday. CM has also given instructions to benefit more and more farmers by expediting the distribution of crop loans. He said that the economic condition of the farmers has been affected due to the Corona epidemic and various restrictions on movement in its wake. In such a situation, giving additional time to farmers for repayment of crop loans will give them a big relief.
16 thousand crore loan this year
The cooperative department has set a target of disbursing short term crop loans amounting to Rs 16,000 crore this year. In the meeting, it was informed by the officials that out of this loans of about 2550 crores have been disbursed. In the financial year 2019-20, 9.71 lakh and in 2020-21, 3.91 lakh new farmers have been linked to the loan disbursement process. CM Gehlot has given instructions to connect more and more farmers with loan distribution in the upcoming crop season also.Emphasis on developing door step delivery system
In order to give relief to the pensioners also, the Chief Minister has directed the officers to develop a system of door step delivery of medicines to the pensioners through 410 drug sales centers run by Confed and District Consumer Stores. Gehlot also directed to make the Vigilance Authority active in the state at the earliest and ensure regular inspection of the accounts of the credit co-operative societies operating in the state to check the irregularities committed by the multistate credit co-operative societies which are grabbing the hard earned money of the public. have been given. Instructions have been given to prepare a concrete action plan by holding a meeting under the chairmanship of the Chief Secretary to stop the fraud being done by the house construction cooperative societies with the common people.