No delay in crop loan amount to farmers: Partha Sarathi
Hyderabad: Agriculture Secretary C Partha Sarathi today directed district agriculture officials to deposit immediately the crop loan waiver amount in to the bank accounts of farmers in the State.
Partha Sarathy held a review meeting on district wise disbursal of crop loan waiver funds with the agricultural officials of the districts. He asked them to take necessary steps to deposit the funds into the farmers’ accounts. The agriculture secretary directed the officials to take steps to avoid inconvenience to the farmers when receiving loan waiver funds. The officials should coordinate with nodal offices for the details pertaining to farmers.
The State government has released Rs 2019 cr towards crop loan waiver as second installment under third phase. Entire process of transactions of the money will be done as through old nodal banks he said. Agriculture officials in new districts should open new bank accounts for the farmers and section in-charges should give information of guidelines of schemes of state and central governments.
“The officials of old and new districts should coordinate to resolve the court cases and share information through right to information act. Funds sanctioned district wise will be disbursed to the farmers under the crop loan waiver he said. The State government will take suggestions and instructions from officials for speedy disposal of the funds”, Partha Sarathi said.