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Interim Budget 2019: Income support scheme leaves farmers unhappy

Rs 6,000 a year being called a 'pittance'; land records another issue

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Interim Budget 2019  |  Budget 2019  |  Interim Budget

Sanjeeb Mukherjee 

Farmers, Agriculture

Having lost three key state elections in the Hindi heartland on account of farmers’ anger over falling prices, Finance Minister Piyush Goyal announced that the government would transfer Rs 6,000 a year into the bank accounts of all eligible small and marginal farmers to meet their investment needs.

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First Published: Fri, February 01 2019. 21:33 IST