Hoshiarpur, August 20
Under the Punjab Government’s debt waiver scheme for landless farmers and labourers, Hoshiarpur district topped the state with loan waiver worth Rs 103.91 crore to 46,468 beneficiaries.
Industries Minister Sunder Sham Arora, MLAs Sangat Singh Gilzian and Indu Bala personally handed over debt relief cheques to 15 beneficiaries in a district level function held at the District Administrative Complex.
The minister said the scheme would ensure debt relief for 46,468 beneficiaries in the district worth Rs 103.91 crore while the 2.85 lakh beneficiaries across the state are being covered with amount to the tune of Rs 520 crore. He said Capt Amarinder Singh was first to execute the welfare step which benefited nearly three lakh families. He said the step was yet another promise, which had been fulfilled by the State Government.
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