Develop Gouthans as livelihood owners: Chief Minister Mr. Bhupesh Baghel3 min read
Chief Minister Mr. Bhupesh Baghel today, under the state government’s ambitious ‘Godan Nyaya Yojana’, online payment of Rs 8 crore 97 lakh from 77 thousand 592 villagers and cowherds of the state for cow dung purchased in Gothan between October 20 and November 5. did. Under the Godan Nyaya Yojana, Rs 47 crore 38 lakh has been paid to the dung vendors so far.
Chief Minister Mr. Bhupesh Baghel said that with the coordinated efforts of all the departments, the Gauthan and Godhan Nyaya Yojana is being implemented successfully in the state and the benefits are being extended to the poor sections of the society including villagers, farmers and livestock farmers. The Chief Minister said that production and sale of vermi compost has also started in Gothan. Now women groups will also get benefits from this. He emphasized on training women groups to manufacture other materials including vermi compost. The Chief Minister said that the construction and construction of Gauthans should be completed quickly and developed as a livelihood center. He said that for marketing of vegetables and other materials produced by women groups, they should ensure mid-day meal program operated in government institutions, especially schools and to ensure supply in ashram-hostels. The Chief Minister said that officers need to pay attention to the fact that women groups produce demand based materials, so that they continue to benefit. He said that the discussion of Suraji Village Scheme, Godhan Nyaya Yojana and Rajiv Gandhi Kisan Nyaya Yojana are in the whole country. He congratulated and congratulated everyone for the successful implementation of these schemes in the state.
On this occasion, Agriculture Minister Shri Ravindra Choubey said that under the Chief Minister Shri Bhupesh Baghel Godhan Nyay Yojana, every fortnight, he is fulfilling his promise by paying the amount of cow dung purchased. He said that under this scheme, so far 47.38 crore rupees have been paid to villagers and cowherders selling cow dung. It is a scheme to directly benefit the needy and poor people of the society. He said that a laboratory is being established in every district of the state to check the quality of vermi compost produced in Gothans. There is an action plan to link Gothan’s livelihood mission. In order to promote livelihood activities in the Gauthans, he talked of linking the Krishi Vigyan Kendra in the districts with 10 to the Gauthans and also the Agriculture, Dairy and Fisheries Colleges with the Gauthans.
At the beginning of the program, Agriculture Production Commissioner Dr. M. Geeta informed that 5454 Gouthans have been constructed in the state, out of which cow dung is being procured in 3677 Gowthans. So far 23 lakh 68 thousand 900 quintal dung has been purchased. He said that among the dung vendors, 51.51 percent of Other Backward Classes, 37.24 percent of Scheduled Tribes and 7.40 percent beneficiaries of Scheduled Castes. He said that to promote the production of vermicompost, vermicomposts are being rapidly constructed in Gothan. So far, more than 44 thousand stitches have been made, while 16 thousand stitches are under construction. More than 8 thousand quintal vermi compost manure has been produced in Gothan. Out of which one thousand quintal fertilizer has been sold. Packaging and sale of remaining quantity of manure is under process. He informed that the number of active Gothanas has increased by about 1 thousand in the last 3 months since the introduction of Godan Nyaya Yojana.
Forest Minister Mr. Mohammad Akbar, Parliamentary Secretary Mr. Shishupal Shorey, Secretary Agriculture Mr. Amrit Kumar Khalko, Secretary to Chief Minister Mr. Siddharth Komal Pardeshi, Director Horticulture and other officials were present on the occasion.