Cabinet approves MP Moneylenders Amendment Bill and Schedule Tribe Loan Waiver Bill

15-07-2020

Chronicle Reporter, Bhopal

In the first Cabinet meeting held at Mantralaya today under the Chairmanship of the Chief Minister Shivraj Singh Chouhan, after the distribution of departments among the members of the cabinet, major decisions were taken in the interest of poor. Approval was given by the cabinet to the Madhya Pradesh Moneylenders Amendment Bill and Schedule Tribe Loan Waiver Bill2020. 

Now further proceedings will be taken in this matter. The Chief Minister Shivraj Singh Chouhan has said that Madhya Pradesh Schedule Tribe Loan Waiver Bill is being introduced to free tribals from the clutches of moneylenders, under this a provision is being made to waive all loans taken till August 15, 2020 by the members of the tribal community, dwelling in the notified areas of the state. 

Along with this, Madhya Pradesh Moneylenders (Amendment Bill-2020) is also being introduced to free other sections of the society from the grip of the moneylenders. The Chief Minister Chouhan further mentioned that Madhya Pradesh is currently facing a challenge of corona but this is also an opportunity to serve people. We all together should render better services to the people with team spirit. We all are ready and devoted for the development of the state and welfare of the people, he added. 

The Chief Minister Chouhan addressed the first cabinet meeting at Mantralaya today, after the distribution of departments among the ministers. All cabinet members and officers were present at the meeting.