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60-days interest waiver on farm loans from co-op banks: Modi

New Delhi: Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Saturday announced a 60-day interest waiver for farmers who have taken loans from district co-operative banks and co-operative societies.

“The government has decided to waive 60-days interest waiver for loans taken by farmers who have taken loans from district co-operative banks and co-operative socities for the Rabi sowing season,” the Prime Minister said in his address to the nation.

“The cost of the 60-day interest waiver will be directly transferred to the farmers account.”

Prime Minister Modi addressed the nation a day after the nearly two-month long demonetisation exercise came to end.

–IANS