Agriculture is the largest industry in Punjab. The region is ideal for growing wheat crop.most of the people of Punjab are occupied in agriculture sector. So, Moving out the farming community from crisis, the Punjab Government would provide interest free crop loan of Rs. 50 thousand on each crop to give an easy hand to farmers for crop production. The loan would be available for twice in a year as per the crop pattern in the state.It includes the easy return of loan in installments after the procurement of crops as per the season.
The Punjab Government has also decided to provide interest free loan to students upto Rs. 5 lakh which would be repaid by them in installments after completing their education. This scheme for farmers and students would be implemented in a month.it is beneficial for the students who stop their higher studies due to lack of money and higher fee structure. It would facilitate the students especially from rural areas besides facilitating the parents for higher studies of their ward sand help the students belonging to economically weaker sections of society.
The people should come forward to avail the benefits from Punjab Governments through pro people schemes. The government is focusing on making farmers debt-free. Government of Punjab offered interest-free education loans for those from economically weaker sections, skill development and vocational training schemes, free stationery for girl students in schools and health care kits for girls in classes 6th to 12th. The government had come up with multiple schemes, including insurance cover, interest-free crop loan and a provident fund-cum-pension policy, for farmers. In this way Punjab Government is helping the poor section of society and providing a better life for them.