Chhattisgarh govt disburses Rs 1,522 crore to 21 lakh farmers under Rajiv Gandhi Kisan Nyay Yojana
The Chhattisgarh government has transferred Rs 1,522 crore to the bank accounts of approximately 21 lakh farmers beneathneath the Rajiv Gandhi Kisan Nyay Yojana (RGKNY). The transfer become made to coincide with the start anniversary of former Prime Minister Rajiv Gandhi.
This become the second one of the four installments of the scheme, beneathneath which the authorities will disburse a complete of Rs 5600 crore. Chief minister Bhupesh Baghel stated that from the 2021 season, RGKNY has been expanded to encompass paddy in addition to a few different Kharif plants.
The scheme was carried out in the 12 months 2020 to offer truthful fee to farmers, enhance productiveness of Kharif plants and inspire crop diversification. An quantity of Rs three crore forty nine lakh become additionally transferred on-line to farm animals rearers, Gauthan committees and ladies self-assist businesses beneathneath the Godhan Nyay Yojana for cow dung bought from them. About forty five in step with cent beneficiaries of this scheme are ladies.
The Chhattisgarh authorities is likewise beginning Rajiv Gandhi Grameen Bhoomheen Krishi Mazdoor Nyay Yojana to offer economic assist to landless agricultural laborers.
Under the scheme, Rs 6000 might be given yearly to rural households who do now no longer have agricultural land and are related to MNREGA or agricultural wages.