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Chhattisgarh government to procure cow urine from Farmers

Published on July 20, 2022
Current Context: Chhattisgarh government to buy cow urine from farmers at Gauthan centers for Rs 4 per liter under 'Godhan Nyay Yojana' from local festival 'Hareli' on July 28.
Chhattisgarh government to procure cow urine from Farmers
  • Chhattisgarh CM Bhupesh Baghel will launch the scheme on July 28 in Raipur.
  • Government under 'Godhan Nyay Yojana' which was launched in July 2020 purchases cow dung at Rs 2 per kg.
  • The Godhan Nyay Yojana was launched with the aim to provide income to cattle rearers, and organic farmers and resolve the stray cattle issue in the state .
  • Cow urine purchase will be started at two self-sustained gauthans (livestock shelters) in each district. The Gauthan management unit will fix the rates of cow urine at local levels. The agriculture and farmer welfare department has fixed a minimum rate of Rs 4 per liter.
  • In the last two years, Gauthans had sold Rs 143 crore worth of vermicompost made of cow dung out of which Gauthans got Rs 73 crore.
  • The government will produce biopesticides and biofertilizers using cow urine and will be sold at the rate of Rs 30-40 per liter.
  • Static Knowledge:
    • CM of Chhattisgarh: Bhupesh Baghel
    • Governor of Chhattisgarh: Anusuiya Uikey


Q.1 Which state government will start to procure cow urine to produce biopesticides and biofertilizers under Godhan Nyay Yojana?
a. Jharkhand
b. Chhattisgarh
c. Bihar
d. Rajasthan
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