60-days interest waiver on farm loans from co-op banks: Modi
New Delhi, Dec 31 (IANS) Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Saturday announced a 60-day interest waiver for farmers who have taken loans from district co-operative banks and co-operative societies.
“The government has decided to waive 60-days interest waiver for loans taken by farmers who have taken loans from district co-operative banks and co-operative socities for the Rabi sowing season,” the Prime Minister said in his address to the nation.
“The cost of the 60-day interest waiver will be directly transferred to the farmers account.”
Prime Minister Modi addressed the nation a day after the nearly two-month long demonetisation exercise came to end.