News: Chhattisgarh Government has launched ‘Godhan Nyay Yojana’ on the occasion of Hareli festival.
- Aim: To put money in the pockets of people living in the rural areas and also solve the problem of stray cattle.
- Under the scheme, the government will procure cow dung from farmers at a fixed procurement rate.
- The procured cow dung will be utilised for the production of vermicompost fertilizer which will be sold through cooperative societies to meet the fertilizer requirement of the farmers.
- Hareli Festival: It is an agricultural festival celebrated by the rural farming communities in Chhattisgarh.