Governor urged the LA members to encourage the farmers

Chandigarh – Haryana Governor, Mr Satyadeo Narain Arya, has urged the newly elected member of the Legislative Assembly to encourage the farmers in their constituencies to avail the benefits of three one-time settlement schemes before November, 30, 2019.
The Governor was delivering his address on the the second day of the first session of 14th Haryana Vidhan Sabha here today.
He said that at present, three one-time settlement schemes are being run by the State Government to help the farmers, who had defaulted on loan repayments. So far about 75,000 farmers have availed the benefits of complete interest and penal interest waiver amounting to Rs 220 crore. Further, such farmers have also become eligible for crop and other loans from the Cooperative Banks and Societies.
He further said that under the Pradhan Mantri Fasal Bima Yojna, in Rabi 2018-2019, Rs. 1998 crore of claims have been settled against farmers’ share of premium payment amounting to Rs. 646 crore. Similarly, Under the Pardhan Mantri Kisan Samman Nidhi Yojna, over 14 lakh farmers are getting the benefit of financial assistance of Rs. 6,000 per annum and over 3.9 lakh of farmers are registered under Pardhan Mantri Maan Dhan Yojna and in which a pension of Rs. 3,000 per month is provided after attaining the age of 60 years.

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