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'Loan waiver criteria unscientific'

Published On : 09 Jul 2018   |  Reported By : Courtesy: DHNS   |  Pic On: Photo credit DHNS


Bengaluru, (DHNS):Ajjampura Primary Agriculture Credit Cooperative Society President M C Shivanandaswamy said that the criteria fixed by the government for waiving the loans is unscientific. He said that the chief minister should introspect whether such criteria will do justice to the farmers. There is no clarity on the loan waiver.

He also said that there is confusion among the farmers, and he has written a letter to the chief minister in this regard.

'Loan waiver criteria unscientific'

Published On : 09 Jul 2018   |  Reported By : Courtesy: DHNS   |  Pic On: Photo credit DHNS


Bengaluru, (DHNS):Ajjampura Primary Agriculture Credit Cooperative Society President M C Shivanandaswamy said that the criteria fixed by the government for waiving the loans is unscientific. He said that the chief minister should introspect whether such criteria will do justice to the farmers. There is no clarity on the loan waiver. He also said that there is confusion among the farmers, and he has written a letter to the chief minister in this regard.


A total of 55,000 cusecs of water flowed into River Krishna following copious rain in Maharashtra. A total of 45,155 cusecs was released from the Rajapura reservoir in the neighbouring state. The Hipparagi barrage in Rabakavi-Banahatti taluk is almost full. The backwaters of the river are also recording an increase. The water storage in the Linganamakki reservoir in Shivamogga district has a storage of 16 tmcft more compared to last year, following bountiful rain in the catchment area of Sharavathi river. Showers were reported from Sirsi taluk in Uttara Kannada district. The showers lashing Sagar taluk, Shivamogga district over the last couple of days continued on Sunday. The Basavanahole dam, which supplies water to Sagar town, is brimming. Hosanagara, Sagara, Thirthahalli, Shivamogga received good spell of rain throughout the day. The major rivers Tunga, Varada and Sharavathy are in full spate. Shikaripur, Sorab, Bhadravathi also received moderate rain. Following the release of water from Tunga dam, water level of River Tunga in Shivamogga has increased. Showers continued to lash Sringeri and NR Pura taluks of Chikkamagaluru district. Mudigere taluk too experienced good rainfall.

With showers continuing to lash Kodagu district, the water level in rivers Keerehole, Cauvery and Lakshmanatheertha have increased drastically. Rain continued to lash Kushalnagar and surrounding areas. Several villages plunged into darkness due to the snapping of power lines. Chilly weather forced people remain indoors. In the last 24 hours, Kodagu district received an average of 73.7 mm rainfall. The rains continued to batter Napoklu, Bhagamandala and Talacauvery. There is a flood-like situation in Triveni Sangama and water continues to flow on Napoklu-Ayyangeri Road. As many as 1,675 cusecs of water is let into the river from Harangi reservoir. Heavy rain continued to lash Sakleshpur taluk, Hassan district on Sunday. Bisile, Moorukannu gudda, Agani, Kadumane region received 100 to 110 mm of rainfall. It rained for half an hour in Badami town, Bagalkot district and surrounding areas. The rain augurs well for crops like green gram, jowar, sunflower, tur and groundnuts. Rain brought joy to farmers in Mudhol taluk in the district. Drizzling was reported from Ballari city starting from morning till the evening. The intermittent rains continued to lash across Dakshina Kannada and Udupi districts on Sunday. A 20-year-old youth feared drowned in Phalguni river at Moodushedde dam on the outskirts of Mangaluru. The youth has been identified as Sushanth (20), a resident of Ambedkar Nagara in Vamanjoor.







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