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Major News and Events of 05 April 2017

What Happened on 05 April 2017

Farm Loans Worth Rs 36,000 Crore Waived by Yogi Adityanath Government

As per reports, a total cost of over Rs 36,000 crore of around 86 lakh small and marginal farmers of Uttar Pradesh has been waived by Yogi Adityanath government in its first cabinet meeting on Tuesday.

The Yogi government will also be setting up 5,000 wheat purchasing centres in the state. Farmers will have to show their Aadhar card to sell their crops directly to the centres.

Government All Set Up to Buy 7.60 Lakh Medals for Soldiers

As the government has already ordered for new ballistic helmets and bullet-proof jackets, it is also going to buy 7.60 lakh medals for military personnel. The decision came after a much hue and cry rose over soldiers who buy cheap replicas from the market to beautify their uniform.  

This tender was issued by the MoD's Directorate of Military Regulations and Forms on Monday.

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