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Digital platform to help needy farmers: Devendra Fadnavis

He ruled out speculation that move would cause prices to rise in state and elsewhere

Press Trust of India  |  Mumbai 

The Maharashtra government will ensure with the help of a digital platform that only needy farmers benefit from its loan waiver scheme, Chief Minister Devendra Fadnavis has said. Fadnavis said his dispensation took the decision in view of "the big scam" which occurred in Maharashtra after the then UPA government at the Centre wrote off debts in 2008, which, he said, deprived distressed peasants of the benefits intended for them. The Maharashtra CM said the state government had formed a joint committee which would work out within a week conditions to ensure who ...

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First Published: Mon, June 19 2017. 02:06 IST
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