The Chief Minister N Kiran Kumar Reddy today released a sum of Rs 108.19 crore towards loan waiver for lakhs of handloom workers in the state.

The loan-waiver scheme is applicable for around 1.5 lakh families of handloom workers and 450 primary handloom cooperative societies who have taken artisans' loans under PMRY and Rajiv Yuva Sakthi schemes, as well as from private banks.

A sum of around Rs 60.65 crore was released towards waiver of loans taken under District Central Cooperative Banks an...
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