Decision on Kissan Credit loan waiver soon: Hanjura
Minister for Agriculture Ghulam Nabi Lone Hanjura today said that the government would soon take a 'positive decision' on loan waiver Kissan Credit Loan.
"This issue was discussed in recently held cabinet meeting and a positive decision will come soon" Agriculture Minister told locals at a public meeting at Rajouri.
As per an official spokesperson, the Minister addressed series of public meetings during his tour to Rajouri and Poonch.
Responding to the demands put forth by the locals, the Minister said that the department of agriculture has already been directed to ensure availability of Mobile Soil Testing Vans to facilitate farming community in Poonch and Rajouri districts.
MLA, Poonch, Shah Mohammad Tantray, MLA Rajouri Qammer Hussain Choudhry, MLC Yash Paul Sharma also addressed the gathering and highlighted the policies and programmes initiated by the present Government for holistic development of all the regions in the State.
The Minister said that the Government is committed to development of all the regions and the sub regions of the State including Pir Panchal area.
The Minister said several measures are underway to upgrade the existing infrastructure of all core sectors including health, education and power. He said liberal funding is being provided by the Centre but need is to utilize it in a proper way so that the benefits of welfare schemes and programmes reach to the maximum number of people in the State.
Senior PDP leaders including Mohammad Iqbal Qazmi, Advocate Mohammad Maroof Khan, Shamim Ahmad Dar, Aijaz Mirza, Choudhry Gulzaar, Shah, Ashok Sharma, Tahir Lone, Master Premji and other leaders also addressed the gatherings.