Chhattisgarh to procure cow dung from farmers for vermicompost

The Chhattisgarh authorities is scheduling to procure cow dung at ₹1.fifty per kilogram from cattle rearers as part of its ‘Gaudhan Nyay Yojana’ which will be launched on July 20, coinciding with the Hareli competition, officers mentioned on Sunday.

The suggestion to get cow dung was built on Saturday by a state cabinet sub-committee under agriculture minister Ravindra Choubey, mentioned a authorities spokesperson.

Chief Minister Bhupesh Baghel had, on June twenty five, declared the scheme and mentioned it would be made use of for significant-scale creation of vermicompost (item of decomposition of organic make any difference introduced about by worms).

He had mentioned it would be launched on Hareli competition, which is celebrated to mark the start off of agricultural activities.

The scheme is aimed at endorsing cattle rearing, making sure the security of livestock and strengthening the rural economic system.

Even though the cabinet sub-committee deliberated on the procurement selling price, another under chief secretary KP Mandal was shaped to plan the procurement, fiscal administration and creation of vermicompost.

Choubey in the conference mentioned the dung would be collected by ‘gauthan’ committees and ladies of self-aid groups door to door and a procurement card will be issued in which data of invest in will be taken care of.

The urban administration section and forest committees will oversee the scheme in their respective regions, the official additional.