Gobar Dhan Yojana By Smriti Sethi
Introduction Full form - Galvanizing Organic Bio-Agro Resources Dhan scheme. Announced by - Finance Minister Arun Jaitley during his 2018-19 budget speech. Focus managing and converting cattle dung and solid waste in farms to useful compost, biogas and bio-CNG It will also help in keeping the village clean while increasing income of farmers and cattle herders.
Benefits The scheme wil be hugely beneficial for country as India is home to highest cattle population in world. It will encourage farmers to consider dung and other waste not just as waste but as source of income. The scheme will provide many benefits to rural people by keeping villages clean and sanitized, improving livestock health and increasing farm yields. . Under it, biogas generation will help to increase self-reliance in energy utilized for cooking and lighting.
Benefits The scheme will augment income of farmers and cattle herders. It will create new opportunities for jobs linked to waste collection, transportation, biogas sales etc. It will also provide stable fuel supply in market for oil companies and accessible credit in market. Under it, villagers will be mobilized to create self-help groups (SHGs) and creative societies that will help in clean energy and green jobs initiative.
It will be launched with an allocation of Rs 500 crore on the lines of Operation Flood . Aim to promote farmer producers organisations, processing facilities, agri-logistics and professional management. e to aid farmers and help control and limit erratic fluctuations in the prices of tomatoes, onions and potatoes (TOP) eto ensure farmers are given the right price for their produce. The idea behind it is to double the income of farmers by the end of 2022
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