CM Releases Rs 1,124.92 Crore To Help State’s Farmers
- CM has also inaugurated 4 new revenue sub-divisions and 23 new tehsils.
- The government allocated Rs 5 crore to each municipal corporation.
- The funds are transferred to state’s farmers, women groups, tendu patta collectors and landless families.
New Delhi: In a bid to strengthen the economy, Chhattisgarh Chief Minister Bhupesh Baghel released Rs 1,124.92 crore through direct transfer schemes to the state’s farmers, women groups, tendu patta collectors and landless families under ‘Rajiv Gandhi Nyay Yojana’, ‘Godhan Nyay Yojana’, and ‘Rajiv Gandhi Gramin Bhumiheen Krishi Mazdoor Nyay Yojana’ on Thursday.
Chief Minister Bhupesh Baghel said, “Our government’s main focus is to create employment opportunities besides putting the money directly into the pockets of people”. An online portal for reviewing redressal of revenue related queries at a virtual event was also inaugurated by him. CM has also inaugurated 4 new revenue sub-divisions and 23 new tehsils to bridge the gap between the public and administration under administrative decentralization in the state.
Further, the CM released the second instalment to 3.55 lakh beneficiaries with the amount of Rs 71.08 crore under the Rajiv Gandhi Grameen Bhumiheen Krishi Mazdoor Nyay Yojana. Chhattisgarh government further released Rs 1,029.31 crore as the fourth instalment of the state’s flagship scheme, Rajiv Gandhi Kisan Nyay Yojana to 20.58 lakh farmers of the state to encourage the agricultural sector.
The government also allocated Rs 5 crore to each municipal corporation and Rs 3 crore to each Nagar Panchayat. Under Godhan Nyay Yojana, Rs 13.62 crore has been paid to cow dung vendors, Gauthan committees and women groups under which the state procures cow dung from people at a price of Rs 2 per Kilogram. Under the scheme, Rs 226.18 crore has already been paid by the state government to the cattle rearers, self-help groups and Gauthan committees.