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Budget 2014 announces Price Stabilisation Fund for farmers

Jaitley also announced a separate fund to check farmers' indebtedness

twitter-logo IANS   New Delhi     Last Updated: July 10, 2014  | 20:07 IST

The government will set up a Price Stabilisation Fund of Rs.500 crore to help farmers, Finance Minister Arun Jaitley announced Thursday while presenting the 2014-15 budget.

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The fund, he said, was "to mitigate the suffering of farmers from price volatility in agriculture", which has added to their woes.

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Jaitley also announced a separate fund to check farmers' indebtedness.

 

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