Chhattisgarh Chief Minister Bhupesh Baghel on Sunday transferred the fourth and final instalment of the Rajiv Gandhi Kisan Nyay Yojana, providing Rs 5,600 crore in total into the bank accounts of more than 19 lakh farmers in the state.
On Sunday, Bhagel digitally transferred Rs 1,104.27 crore as the fourth instalment of the Rajiv Gandhi Kisan Nyay Yojana at a programme held at the Chief Minister’s residence office in Raipur
During the programme, a total of Rs 7.55 crore was also transferred into the accounts of the cattle rearers as the 15th and 16th instalments of the Godhan Nyay Yojana.
Congress Lok Sabha MP Rahul Gandhi, through a virtual message, congratulated Bhagel and his government for fulfilling the promise of providing Rs 5,600 crore to the farmers of Chhattisgarh.
“Today we have fulfilled the promise of providing Rs 5,600 crore to the farmers of Chhattisgarh. At a time when the Central government has brought the three farm laws which are against the interests of the farmers, I am happy that the Chhattisgarh government has taken up the path of helping the farmers, small businessmen, youth and poor people in the state,” Rahul Gandhi said.
During his address, the Chief Minister said that after coming to power, his government had promised that the farmers would get the right price for their produce. Under the Rajiv Gandhi Kisan Nyay Yojana, 19 lakh farmers of Chhattisgarh were provided an amount of 5,627 crore as agricultural input assistance, he said.
“Today I am satisfied that we have fulfilled the promise made to the farmers. We have proved that we do not make false promises but fulfil them, he added.