On 25th June 2020, Bhupesh Baghel, Chief Minister of Chhattisgarh announced the launch of “Godhan Nyay Yojana” through an online press conference to promote animal husbandry and make it a commercially profitable practice and to procure the cow dung from the farmers at a fixed rate.
To prevent the cattles from open grazing and solve the problems due to stray animals.
Godhan Nyay Yojana:
i.The scheme will commence from the Hareli Festival on 20th July 2020.
Under this scheme the government will collect the cow dung from the farmers for a fixed price and convert it into vermicompost fertilizers which will be sold through the cooperative societies to meet the fertilizer requirement of farmers, Forest Department, Agriculture, Horticulture and Urban Administration Department for plantation campaigns
ii.Upon the suggestions of Farmers, livestock owners and cowshed operators and intellectuals the rate of procurement will be decided by the 5 member sub-committee of the cabinet chaired by Ravindra Choubey, Minister of Agriculture and Water Resource.
iii.The marketing arrangement for the organic fertilizers will be made by the government of Chhattisgarh.
iv.The Chief Minister also inaugurated the biggest solid waste processing plant in Raipur,Chhattisgarh.
Chief Minister– Bhupesh Baghel
Governor– Anusuiya Uikey