Chandigarh: The Haryana government today
said it has decided to convert short term cooperative loans of
Rs 201.21 crore into medium term cooperative loans in six
flood-hit districts of the state to mitigate the sufferings of
the farmers in these areas.
In Ambala, loans amounting to Rs 71 crore would be
converted into medium term cooperative loans, followed by Rs
55 crore in Kaithal, Rs 46 crore in Kurukshetra, Rs 22.09
crore in Fatehabad, Rs 6.12 crore in Sirsa and Rs one crore in
Yamunanagar, Haryana Chief Minister Bhupinder Singh Hooda said
He said the government has also arranged to provide
adequate quantity of fertilisers and urea to farmers in the
Meanwhile, the government released Rs 90.75 crore under
the Calamity Relief Fund for the flood ravaged districts.