Bilaspur district in Chhattisgarh has achieved the top position in the country in implementing Pradhan Mantri Kisan Samman Nidhi Yojana. The Union Agriculture Ministry will present the award in New Delhi on February 24.
Chief Minister Bhupesh Baghel and Agriculture Minister Ravindra Choubey have congratulated the farmers, describing it as a proud achievement for the state.
Baghel said the government is working with full integrity and honesty in the field of farmer welfare. "Our top priority is to enrich the farmers."
Bilaspur district has been the number one district in the country in terms of Aadhaar authentication and providing benefits to farmers.
Bilaspur will be conferred the honour in New Delhi on February 24.
Bilaspur won the National Water Award in 2019 for conservation and restoration of rivers.