Farmers benefited from government’s agriculture related schemes, says CM

Central Chronicle News
Bhilai, Mar 12: Chief Minister Bhupesh Baghel visited the ancient Shiva temple at village Kauhi in Patan on Thursday. On the occasion, he exchanged wishes of Mahashivaratri festival with the villagers and prayed from Lord Shiva to shower happiness on the lives of all.
While addressing the villagers, Chief Minister stated that many people have returned back to the occupation of farming due to the agriculture related policies of the government. 93 lakh metric tonnes of paddy was procured this year, which is a record. Funds were provided to the farmers in four installments through the Rajiv Gandhi Kisan Nyay Yojana.
This amount was provided on such occasions when the farmers needed money for agricultural work. Chief Minister said that the final amount of the Rajiv Gandhi Nyaya Yojana will be disbursed in the last week of March. Chief Minister said that in order to promote animal husbandry along with farming, Godan Nyaya Yojana has also been launched under which cow dung is being purchased from cattle rearers and vermi compost is being manufactured by self-help groups.
In this way, work is being done to make the villages self-reliant. Gowthans are being developed as rural livelihood centers, which will promote livelihood activities in rural areas. Agriculture is the primary occupation in Chhattisgarh and the state’s economy will be benefit from better policies related to farmers.
Chief Minister said that the prosperity of farmers brings prosperity in all sections of the state. The benefits of the agricultural schemes initiated by the government have brought development in every sphere.

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