5.60 crores transferred to the account of beneficiaries under Godhan Nyay Yojana in Chhattisgarh

Chhattisgarh Chief Minister Bhupesh Baghel cow justice scheme Under this, an amount of Rs 5.60 crore was transferred to the bank accounts of cattle farmers, women self-help groups and Gauthan committees. State officials have given information about this. In the program organized at the CM residence, Chief Minister Bhupesh Baghel transferred the amount electronically. Apart from this, where he also held a meeting with the officials of Agriculture, Horticulture and Animal Husbandry departments on this occasion. The meeting was presided over by the CM.

During the meeting, the CM asked the officials to emphasize on making high quality pest control products and Jeevamrut using cow dung and cow urine in the state. It is worth noting that now under the Godhan Nyay Yojana, the state government is also buying cow urine from the farmers. According to PTI, a government official said that the chief minister transferred Rs 2.17 crore to cattle ranchers and villagers in exchange for the purchase of cow dung, while Rs 2.07 crore to Gauthan committees and Rs 1.37 crore to self-help groups.

Dung procurement started two years ago

The Chhattisgarh government has started the scheme of purchase of cow urine from July 28, the day of Hareli Tihar in the state. Under this, cow urine is being purchased at the rate of Rs 4 per liter from the Gauthans of the state. Whereas the cow dung procurement scheme was started in the state in July 2020. Under this, cow dung is being bought at the rate of Rs 2 per kg in Gauthans (gaushalas) and then vermicompost is prepared. At present, the state government is purchasing cow urine from the selected Gauthanos of the state, the CM said that till now Rs 322.94 crore has been paid to various categories of beneficiaries under the Godhan Nyay Yojana.

In two years, the state government bought dung worth 155.58 crores

In the last two years, the state government has procured cow dung worth more than Rs 155.58 crore under the Godhan Nyay scheme in the state. He said that SHGs have prepared more than 22 lakh quintals of Vermicompost, Super Compost and Super Compost and Fertilizers from cow dung, which has helped in promoting organic farming. Vermicompost is being sold to farmers through cooperative societies at affordable prices. He said that under this scheme Rs 156.36 crore has been given to Self Help Groups and Gothan Samitis so far. The CM said that Godhan Nyay Yojana is the first scheme in the country started by the Government of Chhattisgarh, through which fertilizer is being made by purchasing cow dung and organic farming is being promoted.

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