Bhupesh Baghel has said that with the protection and promotion of livestock in the state, the milk production business has got a new impetus due to the Godhan Nyay Yojana. He has said that he has regular discussions with livestock farmers, villagers and farmers, people are very excited about the benefits of this scheme. People doing business of milk say that their income has increased due to the purchase of cow dung through Gaudhan Nyay Yojana. Many milk producing rural farmers have started buying milch cows, building sheds as well as buying motor cycles to increase their dairy business with the extra income from selling cow dung.
Chief Minister Bhupesh Baghel said that today he had discussions with many farmers of Korea and Surajpur district through video conferencing. Vishnu Prasad, who is doing milk business in Chirmiri, told that he has earned an additional profit of one lakh 33 thousand rupees by selling 650 quintals of cow dung, from which he has bought two milch cows to further his business. He currently has 17 cows. Shri Shivcharan of Korea, who was benefited from Godhan Nyay Yojana, has bought two bullocks and a motorcycle in installment with the benefit of Rs.48 thousand from it. Gita Devi, a resident of Vishrampur, while appreciating the Godhan Nyay Yojana, said that with the income earned from selling cow dung, she is constructing a new shed for the cows to live in. With this income, their daily needs and the fees and other expenses of the daughter studying medical in Raipur have also started being easily managed. Smt. Geeta Devi Singh urged to continue the Godhan Nyay Yojana.
Chief Minister Bhupesh Baghel said that Godhan Nyay Yojana is not just a scheme for purchasing cow dung, it has many benefits. He said that cow rearing, which has been a part of our civilization and culture, has started getting a boost from this scheme. People have become aware about the protection and promotion of cows. Our rural sisters have got employment from cow dung, production of vermicompost, super compost as well as other materials, they have started earning extra income from it. In the state, there has been a ban on cattle grazing in the open and the safety of crops has been ensured. Better arrangements have been made for the livestock along with free fodder and water in the Gauthans. Due to the large scale production of vermi compost and super compost from cow dung, organic farming has started getting a boost in the state. This will reduce the cost of cultivation and improve the fertility of the land.