Return jewelry pledged in PACBs: farmers


Jewelry pledged in main agriculture cooperative societies of Kurumbur and Villiseri ought to be returned to the farmers if that they had repaid their loans with curiosity as authentic jewelry pledged in these societies had been changed with pretend ornaments, stated farmers.

Elevating the problem within the grievance meet right here on Thursday, vice-president of the Thamizhaga Uzhavar Munnani Thamizh Mani stated motion had been taken in opposition to the president of Kurumbur Major Agriculture Cooperative Society the place funds had been misappropriated to the tune of Rs. 30 crore by changing real ornaments with pretend jewelry. Nonetheless, the secretary had been spared.

“We’re informed that the pledged jewels saved in 261 luggage are nonetheless lacking because the fraudsters have changed the real jewelry with pretend ornaments. These changed real jewelry have been pledged by the fraudsters in different monetary establishments for private advantages. The precise debtors should not positive of getting their jewelry again even after they’ve repaid their loans. The Collector ought to take steps to return the pledged jewelry instantly to the debtors if they’ve repaid their loans,” Mr. Thamizh Mani stated.

Collector Ok. Senthil Raj, who chaired the assembly, stated the district administration, which had initiated neutral inquiry into the problem, had taken steps to return the jewelry to the debtors from July 1 onwards if that they had repaid their mortgage with curiosity.

 Subsequently, farmers from Villiseri raised questions in regards to the alleged rip-off in Villiseri Major Agriculture Cooperative Society. “The office-bearers of the society are threatening debtors and refusing to return the jewelry even after the loans had been repaid with curiosity. The Collector ought to intervene,” stated Premkumar, president of Lemon Farmers’ Welfare Affiliation of Villiseri.

The Collector assured them that jewelry can be returned to the debtors inside every week if that they had repaid the loans correctly.

 When farmers Mariappan and Dixon urged the Collector to permit the Mahatma Gandhi Nationwide Rural Employment Gurantree Programme employees in farming operations, he stated any coverage choice on this connection may very well be taken solely by the federal government.

The officers knowledgeable that insurance coverage advantages to tune of Rs. 124.80 crore had been given to 71,705 farmers, who had suffered crop loss in cultivation of maize, black gram, coriander, plantain and onion within the district whereas Rs. 50 crore can be given to the chilli growers earlier than the top of July.

The request to provide Rs. 1 lakh per acre as incentive for natural farmers can be forwarded to the federal government, the officers stated.

After Joint Director of Agriculture S.I. Mohideen defined the continued farming operations within the district, officers from IFFCO gave a powerpoint presentation on some great benefits of utilizing nano urea.

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