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Godhan Nyay Yojana: Chhattisgarh eyes subsidy for vermicompost production

As of now, the Chhattisgarh government has purchased 7.35 million quintals of cow dung, paying Rs 147.06 crore to the committees and strengthening the rural economy

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R Krishna Das Raipur
The Chhattisgarh government is eyeing subsidies on the vermicompost produced in the state under the Godhan Nyay Yojana.
The move was necessitated as the state government predicted a surge in demand besides helping villagers to get more return from producing vermicompost using cow-dung.

The Bhupesh Baghel government in Chhattisgarh has started procuring cow dung under its Godhan Nyay Yojana launched in 2020. Reported to be first in the country and also the world, the state government is purchasing cow dung by paying sellers Rs 2 per kilogram.

As of now, the Chhattisgarh government has purchased 7.35 million quintals of cow dung,

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First Published: Aug 30 2022 | 6:15 AM IST

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