Rs. 34,022 crore
Quantum of loan waiver announced for farmers in the state of Maharashtra on 24 Jun 2017.
Rs. 1.50 lakh
Maximum amount the government would waive per farmer- family. This would ensure that one, the loan waiver would reach as many families as possible and two, that rich farmers would be kept out and only small and marginal farmers would benefit. Farmers who had paid up their loan would get an incentive of Rs 25,000.
Number of farmers identified as eligible for receiving the waiver based on the farm loan data from the State Level Bankers’ Committee (SLBC).
Rs. 6,500 crore
Quantum of waiver disbursed as on 25 Nov 2017, in the form of 'debt-free' certificates handed over to farmers, per govt. data.
Number of farmers covered as on 25 Nov 2017.