Uttar Pradesh farm loan waiver scheme (2017)

Last Modified: Mon Dec 04 2017 04:26:50 GMT+0530 (India Standard Time)
  • Rs. 36,359 crore
    Quantum of loan waiver announced for farmers in the state of Uttar Pradesh in Apr 2017 by the newly elected state government of Yogi Adityanath.
  • Rs. 1.00 lakh
    Maximum amount the government would waive per small and marginal farmer owning less than five acres of land.
  • 8.6 million
    Number of farmers identified as eligible for receiving the waiver.
  • Rs. 7,371 crore
    Quantum of waiver in Phase I - the waiver process was initiated on 13 Sep 2017.
  • 1,193,224
    Number of farmers that will be covered in Phase I.