Baghel transfers Rs 1500 crore into bank accounts of 21 lakh farmers

Chhattisgarh CM Bhupesh Baghel transfers money into the bank accounts of farmers in Raipur on November 1, 2021. (Photo/DPRCG)  

Raipur: On the occasion of Chhattisgarh Foundation Day on November 1, 2021, Chief Minister Bhupesh Baghel online transferred Rs 1510 crore 81 lakh into the bank accounts of the beneficiaries of Rajiv Gandhi Kisan Nyay Yojana and Godhan Nyay Yojana at a programme held at his residence office, a state government’s press release said.

It added that Rs 1500 crore was transferred into the bank accounts of farmers in the state as the third installment of Rajiv Gandhi Nyay Yojana and Rs 10 crore 81 lakh was transferred into the bank accounts of the beneficiaries, gauthan committees, and women self-help groups under Godhan Nyay Yojana.

“This gift right before Diwali and Dhanteras has doubled the joy of 21 lakh villagers and farmers in the state.”

The Chief Minister said that agriculture in Chhattisgarh has flourished and prospered in the last three years, as a result of the farmer-friendly policies of the state government.

“Keeping in view the demand of ministers, public representatives, farmers’ organizations, we have extended the date of registration under Rajiv Gandhi Kisan Nyay Yojana till November 10 for the convenience of farmers,” Baghel said.

 He further added that “from agriculture to industry and trade, Chhattisgarh has set many records in last three years. In these three years, we have taken sincere and effective steps to ensure justice to all sections of society. The dream of ‘Gadbo Nava Chhattisgarh’ is coming true”.

He greeted the people of the state on the occasion of Rajyotsava (foundation day), Dhanteras, and Diwali festival.

On this occasion, Panchayat and Rural and Health Minister T.S. Singhdeo, Home Minister Tamradhwaj Sahu, Agriculture and Water Resources Minister Ravindra Choubey, School Education Minister Dr. Premsai Singh Tekam, Forest Minister Mohammad Akbar, Urban Administration Minister Dr. Shiv Kumar Dahria, Industries Minister Kawasi Lakhma, Food and Culture Minister Amarjeet Bhagat, Public Health Engineering Minister Guru Rudra Kumar, Women and Child Development Minister Mrs. Anila Bhediya, Revenue and Disaster Management Minister Jaisingh Agrawal also extended hearty wishes to people of the state on Rajyotsava and Diwali in their address to the programme.

Bastar MP Deepak Baij, Rajya Sabha MP Mrs. Phoolo Devi Netam, and top government officials were present on the occasion. (Press Release)

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