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DNMUM433471 | 3/15/2019 | Author : V M Singh | WC :913 | Business & Economy

Banks and FIs need to open new crop loan accounts for farmers, while suspending old ones

We call ourselves an agrarian society and have over 130 crore mouths to feed, but the next generation of farmers is not interested in farming since it is a losing proposition. The farmers have taken loans to educate their children. The absence of jobs has pushed their children to depression, drugs and crime.
Under these circumstances, what is the duty of the civil society towards the farmer, who in spite of adverse circumstances, feed us? I have met political leaders and have proposed steps to help the farm sector, but they are only interested in consolidating their votes, rather than building the nation.
Urban voters feel that loan waiver is an abuse of tax payer’s money and the practice will make the farmer complacent, w
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