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994. 

The Union Cabinet has given its approval to extend repayment date upto which date for Standard Short-Term loans upto Rs.3 lakh advanced for agriculture and allied activities by banks?

[A]. 31.07.2020
[B]. 31.08.2020
[C]. 31.09.2020
[D]. 31.10.2020

Answer: Option B

Explanation:

The Union Cabinet has given its approval to extend repayment date upto 31.08.2020 for Standard Short-Term loans upto Rs.3 lakh advanced for agriculture and allied activities by banks, which have become due or shall become due between 1st March, 2020 and 31st August, 2020 with continued benefit of scheme. This will help the farmers to repay/renew such loans upto the extended repayment date of 31.08.2020 at 4% p.a., interest without attracting any penalty and thus help them in avoiding travelling to banks for such renewal during this COVID pandemic period.

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