Performance audit on Implementation of Agricultural Debt Waiver and Debt Relief Scheme, 2008
This report of the Comptroller and Auditor General of India contains the results of the Implementation of Agricultural Debt Waiver and Debt Relief Scheme (ADWDRS). 2008. In 2008-09, the Government of India announced a debt waiver and debt relief scheme for farmers, for implementation of all Scheduled Commercial Banks, besides Regional Rural Banks and Co-operative Credit Institutions. The pan-India nature of the scheme, enormous financial outlay and large number of beneficiaries made this an ambitious scheme. Audit was undertaken to get an assurance that the objectives of the scheme were achieved.