Raipur: Chief minister Bhupesh Baghel on Monday virtually released an amount of Rs 1866.39 crores to the beneficiaries of three ambitious schemes of the state government including Rajiv Gandhi Kisan Nyay Yojana, Godhan Nyay Yojana, and Rajiv Gandhi Gramin Bhoomiheen Krishi Mazdoor Nyay Yojana.
Chief Minister Shri Baghel released a total of Rs 1745 crore to nearly 24 lakh farmers of the state as the third installment of ‘Rajiv Gandhi Kisan Nyay Yojana’ for the year 2021-22. Similarly, he transferred an amount of Rs 115.80 crore to 4.67 lakh beneficiaries under ‘Rajiv Gandhi Gramin Bhoomiheen Krishi Mazdoor Nyay Yojana’ for the financial year 2022-23. Besides, an amount of Rs 5.59 crore was released to the beneficiaries of the Godhan Nyay Yojana.
Addressing the farmers on this occasion, Chief Minister said “You all will be able to celebrate Diwali with great fervor and joy, with money coming into everyone’s pocket ahead of the festive season. An amount of about Rs 1900 crores was transferred to the beneficiaries of Rajiv Gandhi Kisan Nyay Yojana, Godhan Nyay Yojana, and Rajiv Gandhi Gramin Bhoomiheen Krishi Mazdoor Nyay Yojana; benefitting farmers, laborers, cattle rearers, women of self-help groups and Gauthan committees.”
He added that there is a wave of joy among employees with the hike in dearness allowance (DA). Market activities will pick up during the festive season after the money comes into the pockets of all sections of society.
Cabinet ministers including Ravindra Choubey, TS Singh Deo, Tamradhwaj Sahu, Mohammad Akbar, Premsai Singh Tekam, Kawasi Lakhma, Dr. Shivkumar Dahriya, Amarjeet Bhagat, Jai Singh Agrawal, Anila Bhediya, Guru Rudra Kumar, and Umesh Patel along with other senior officials were present on the occasion.