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Maharashtra govt sets up panel to extend relief to farmers with loans of over ₹2 lakh


The Maharashtra government has appointed a sub-committee to study and recommend an appropriate scheme for farmers having overdue of short-term crop loan/restructured crop a loan above ₹2 lakh and for those who have repaid their crop loan on time.

The Government Resolution (GR) issued on Wednesday states that the sub-committee will conduct a study to provide relief to farmers who have regularly paid loans. The committee will also study a way out to provide relief to farmers who have restructured crop loan.

State Finance Minister Ajit Pawar will head the seven-member committee comprising five ministers and principal secretary (State ...


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