New Delhi, Nov 21: In a bid to bring ease for farmers, the government has decided to allow them to purchase seeds with old Rs.500 notes.
The move has come as breather for farmers who have been facing diffculties in Rabi crop showing season after PM Modi on November 8 announced that high denomination notes of Rs 500 and Rs 1000 will no longer be legal tender.
United Opposition escalated attack on PM Modi citing farmers plight in view of demonetisation.
Long ques being witnessed outside banks and ATMs across the nation since November 11.
To further support farmers for the current Rabi crop, the Government has decided to allow farmers to purchase seeds with old Rs.500 notes.— Ministry of Finance (@FinMinIndia) November 21, 2016
Farmers can purchase seeds from Centres,Units,Outlets of Central/State Govts, PSUs,National/State Seeds Corp on producing proof of identity.— Ministry of Finance (@FinMinIndia) November 21, 2016
The Government is committed to ensure that the farmers are suitably facilitated during the Rabi Season.— Ministry of Finance (@FinMinIndia) November 21, 2016
Govt decides to allow farmers to purchase seeds with the old bank notes of Rs.500 for the current rabi crop from... https://t.co/DQeKagfc0T— Ministry of Finance (@FinMinIndia) November 21, 2016