Hyderabad: Chief Minister K. Chandrashekhar Rao said that a new policy on the sale and purchase of the agriculture lands would be introduced soon so that no one ever needs to pay a rupee and run from pillar to post around the offices.
KCR said the state wide land purification programme would be completed by December 31 and new Passbooks would be issued from January 1. he wanted sanction of loans and other banking transactions, services be done based on the new records in farmer friendly atmosphere.
The Chief Minister held a meeting with the state-level bankers and officials from Agriculture department on Tuesday at Pragati Bhavan. He suggested that henceforth there was no need to mortgage passbooks with the banks as is done now for raising loans.
Since waiver of farmers’ loans has taken place all over the states, the banks should give letters to farmers stating that their loans have been cleared. He wanted the bankers to inform in details to farmers while sanctioning loans and renewing the loans.
He said farmers are being organized in the State, reforms are being brought in the registration system and wanted the bankers to come forward to help the farmers. He also discussed the effects of demonetization and the GST.
Agriculture Minister Pocharam Srinivas Reddy, Chief Advisor Rajiv Sharma, Chief Secretary SP Singh, Principal Secretaries S Narsing Rao, Parthasarathy, Ramakrishna Rao, Shanta Kumari Secretaries Smita Sabharwal, Agriculture Commissioner Jaganmohan, Whip Palla Rajeshwar Reddy, MLA G Kishore, SLBC Convener UNN Maiya and other bank officials also participated in the meeting. (INN)