Bhopal, Jan 5: The Madhya Pradesh cabinet led by Chief Minister Kamal Nath on Saturday approved the farmers loan waiver scheme.
Loans of Rs. 2 lakhs taken by farmers will be waived off. Cut-off date has been set as 12 December 2018.
Besides this, the cabinet also approved the decision to raise assistance for girls’ marriages from Rs 28,000 to Rs 51,000. It will put an additional burden of Rs 35,000 crore on the state exchequer.