Chhattisgarh Chief Minister Bhupesh Baghel affirmed his commitment to increase per capita income of people of state in the collectors’ conference held here at Mahanadi Bhawan on Thursday.
“This can only be achieved by bringing a revolutionary change in rural economy and the Narva, Garva, Ghurva and Bari (NGGB) scheme will play a key role in bringing about the change,” he said.
In the meeting, the CM instructed the officials to take assistance of rural folks in implementing the NGGB and asserted that the scheme would be effective for growth of agriculture and animal husbandry in the state.
The results of the NGGB scheme will be visible in a couple of years, the CM said.
The stray cattle is affecting the crop and hence the construction of Gauthans (cow sheds) will be an effective solution to the same, he opined. He said the construction of Gauthans are not religious work but are concerned with economy of the state.
Baghel also instructed to establish biogas plants near cow sheds to use the cow dung collected there. The meeting was informed that a total of 1866 cow sheds are proposed to be constructed, out of which work on 260 have already been started.
The CM also instructed to reserve 20% of the power connections under Saur-Sujala scheme for these cow sheds.