Raipur: First of its kind scheme of the country- Godhan Nyay Yojana Yojana has been commenced in Chhattisgarh today. On the occasion of the mega festival of Hareli, Chief Minister Bhupesh Baghel inaugurated the scheme by symbolically procuring cowdung. Under the scheme, government will procure cowdung at Rs 2/kg from livestock owners and use it to prepare organic fertilizers.
With implementation of this scheme, major positive changes are expected in terms of environment as well as rural economy. Godhan Nyay Yojana will create employment opportunities on a large scale. Traditionally, Hareli festival is associated with Agriculture and Environment, this is the reason why Godhan Nyay Yojana has been inaugurated on this occasion.
Chief Minister inaugurated the scheme at the cultural programme organized at his Raipur based residence. Implementation of Suraaji Gaon Yojana has been started in villages of the state already, under which construction of more than five thousand cowsheds has been constructed. Out of these, construction of 2785 cowsheds has been completed, and remaining are being constructed at a fast pace. Chief Minister Bhupesh Baghel commenced the scheme by worshipping the livestock and agricultural equipment, with his wife Mrs. Mukteshwari Baghel and other family members.