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Punjab to bring in new agro policy to waive farmers’ debts: Capt

Tribune News Service

Nakodar, March 14

Chief Minister Capt Amarinder Singh on Wednesday said the state government would bring in a new agriculture policy to waive all farmers’ debts in the state.

Addressing a rally here, the Chief Minister said that contrary to Akali rhetoric they would not be billing farmers for tubewell connections.

He said the Punjab government would bring in a policy to revive groundwater in the state.

Apart from farmer loan disbursals, he also allocated Rs 113 crore to Shahkot and Rs 50 crore to Nakodar for development projects.

The Tribune

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