Farmers of the state are enthusiastic to derive benefit from the Jai Kisan Crop Loan Waiver Scheme.
More than 12 lakh 85 thousand farmers have submitted their loan waiver applications in gram panchayats on January 15 and 19 in the first five days of the scheme.
Nearly 5 lakh 38 thousand 283 applications have been submitted today itself. The application forms submitted by the farmers include 60 percent green, 38 percent white and 2 percent pink.
So far 7 lakh 48 thousand 868 green, 4 lakh 89 thousand 509 white and 46 thousand 624 pink applications have been submitted.
It may be mentioned that applications for loan waiver will be received from the farmers till February 5, 2019 under the prescribed implementation procedure.
According to the estimation of the Farmers Welfare and Agriculture Development Department, total 54 lakh loan waiver forms are expected to be submitted till February 5.