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First-of-its-kind Godhan Nyay Yojana launched in Chhattisgarh

News: Chhattisgarh Government has launched ‘Godhan Nyay Yojana’ on the occasion of Hareli festival.

Facts:

  • Aim: To put money in the pockets of people living in the rural areas and also solve the problem of stray cattle.
  • Features: 
    • Under the scheme, the government will procure cow dung from farmers at a fixed procurement rate.
    • The procured cow dung will be utilised for the production of vermicompost fertilizer which will be sold through cooperative societies to meet the fertilizer requirement of the farmers.

Additional Facts:

  • Hareli Festival: It is an agricultural festival celebrated by the rural farming communities in Chhattisgarh.
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