So far 12 lakh 57 thousand quintals of organic manure has been produced in Gauthans
Raipur, 23 October 2021: With the aim of promoting organic farming in the state and reducing the dependence on chemical fertilizers and the cost of agriculture, farmers have now started using organic manure on a large scale. Under Godhan Nyay Yojana, farmers of the state have started using vermicompost and super compost manure made from cow dung purchased in Gauthans. So far more than 6 lakh 44 thousand 545 quintals of vermi compost and more than 1 lakh 67 thousand 329 quintals of super compost have been lifted by the farmers through cooperative societies.
It is worth mentioning here that under the Godhan Nyay Yojana, vermicompost and super compost manure is being manufactured on a large scale by purchasing cow dung at Rs.2 a kg in Gauthans. So far, more than 12 lakh 57 thousand 343 quintals of organic manure has been produced in Gauthans by women self-help groups, out of which 8 lakh 68 thousand 882 quintals are vermi compost and 3 lakh 88 thousand 461 quintals of super compost. 8 lakh 11 thousand 874 quintals of organic fertilizers have been sold.