Chhattisgarh CM Bhupesh Baghel Launches Godhan Nyay Yojana In Raipur

The scheme aims to boost the rural economy and create employment.

ZEE5 Web Desk

July 20, 2020

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On Monday (July 20, 2020), Chhattisgarh Chief Minister, Bhupesh Baghel launched the Godhan Nyay Yojana in Raipur, which is aimed at enhancing the rural economy and also to create employment opportunities in rural areas. The Baghel government chose July 20 to be the date of this launch seeing as it’s the day of the Hereli festival which is associated with agriculture and the environment. Under the Godhan Nyay Yojana, the government will procure cow dung at Rs 2 per kg from livestock owners for use in organic fertilizers.

The scheme also aims to encourage farmers to adopt stray cattle. The Chief Minister of Chhattisgarh said that the Godhan Nyay Yojana will not only help the cattle rearers to earn extra income but will also end the problem of the open grazing of cattle. ” The scheme will encourage the use of organic fertilizers, minimising the use of chemical ones,” he added. Under the scheme, Rupees 5750 crore is being directly transferred to the accounts of farmers as an exchange grant.

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