After being accused of chickening out lakhs of rupees deposited below the mortgage waiver scheme from the accounts of Karnataka farmers, the kingdom government has decided to waive all eligible farm loans in a single pass.
On Wednesday, Chief Minister HD Kumaraswamy announced that loans of 2,28,961 farmers amounting to Rs four,617.31 crores will be launched in an available segment throughout the country. “The money changed into to be released in phases, but that choice has been modified. So some distance, numerous farmers have availed of the scheme, and we will launch the closing cash in one cross and is expected to be complete in the next couple of months,” a spokesperson with the Chief Minister’s Office stated.
According to facts received from the CMO, 2, eighty-two,230 farmers are eligible for restructured mortgage waiver amounting to Rs 2,812 crore; overdue loans amounting to Rs 3,057 crore of two,76,286 farmers; NPA loans amounting to Rs 965.72 crore of one,08,136 eligible farmers; and everyday loans amounting to Rs 720 crore of three,11,400 eligible farmers fall underneath the scheme.
As many as 9, seventy-eight,052 farmers throughout the state were considered eligible underneath the Crop Loan Waiver Scheme. The data indicate that the general cost of the loans becomes pegged at Rs eight,547 crores, of which Rs 3,930 crore has already been waived.
“Some restrained, late, and ordinary loans have been already waived. Now the remaining ones will be accomplished in an unmarried phase. Funds amounting to Rs five, a hundred and fifty crores, were released to the Nodal Department earlier while the loans were waived in phase 1. The Department currently has Rs 1,219. Eighty-three crore final and calls for Rs three,397. Forty-eight crore price range to reimburse all eligible farmers, whose loans have no longer been waived,” the respectable added.
Earlier in June, the cash reimbursed in April to over 13,000 farmers across the state below the scheme changed into withdrawn. Several farmers were shocked and had alleged that the authorities had deposited the money best to attain votes for the Lok Sabha Elections.
Bad roads, open drains: Bengaluru residents form a human chain to protest civic apathy
Fed up with civic apathy, the citizens of Bengaluru’s Panathur-Balagere in Bellandur-Sarjapur location off the Outer Ring Road staged an illustration on Sunday. Men, girls, and kids got here with placards for nonviolent collecting and formed a human chain among Orchid International School and Kadubeesanahalli Bridge.
The citizens said that the roads within the locality were decreased to a dust tune for the closing four months because the Bangalore Water Supply and Sewerage Board (BWSSB) started laying underground pipes. Though the work turned into completed, the BWSSB did no longer restore the situation of the roads but let it remain half of the dug-up. Despite many court cases and representations, the vicinity lacks basic infrastructures like even streetlights.
These dangerous roads are main to habitual road accidents or even resulting in death, the protestors said. In September 2018, the residents had held a similar protest after a 12-year-vintage boy became killed after a dashing water tanker ran over him.
More these days, well-known citizen activist Amit Sharma who has been running from pillar to restoration the roads’ situation, fell victim to the bad roads. In May, he fractured his arm after he misplaced manipulate of his motorbike while seeking to negotiate a massive pothole.
One of the protestors, Sudhir Patnaik, said, “We were filing court cases with the authorities for lots months now. But there was no movement. Right from faculty youngsters to senior citizens, all citizens are suffering due to the awful roads. We do not have any simple facilities like the right drainage both.”