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Chattisgarh CM set to buy cow dung from farmers during Gordhan Nyay Yojana


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Chattisgarh CM set to buy cow dung from farmers during Gordhan Nyay Yojana

Chhattisgarh Chief Minister Bhupesh Baghel announces during Gordhan Nyay Yojana to buy cow dung from livestock owners to convert this to vermin compost fertilizer. This initiative would benefit the financially interested livestock owners and to make the state “animal husbandry commercially profitable”, prevent open grazing by cattle, solve the problem of stray animals on the roads and also for environment conservation. Chief Minister Bhupesh Baghel said that the scheme is being launched to promote animal husbandry and make it a profitable practice in the state. 

Also, Cheif minister Bhupesh Baghel said that the five-member sub-committee of the Cabinet chaired by Agriculture and Water Resource Minister Ravindra Choubey will decide the procurement rate of cow dung within eight days, after deliberating upon the suggestion received from farmers, livestock owners, cowshed operators, and intellectuals. 

What are the benefits to launch the scheme in Chattisgarh

Vermicompost fertilizers are usually produced from cow dung and this procurement in the state would be sold through cooperative societies to satisfy the fertilizer requirement of farmers as well as of forest department, agriculture, horticulture, and urban administration department for plantation process. The initiative of procuring cow dung would also make cow rearing viable.

Chattisgarh CM set to buy cow dung from farmers during Gordhan Nyay Yojana