Gobar Dhan Yojana – Center has announced the launch of Gobar-Dhan (Galvanizing Organic Bio-Agro Resource Money) Scheme to free the villages from the open defecation and to improve the lives of the villagers. Under this scheme, concrete residues of cattle dung and fields will be converted into compost, bio-gas and bio-CNG.
Gobar Dhan Yojana
Shri Jaitley said that under the vision of inclusive society creation, the government has identified 115 districts for development. In these districts, the pace of development will be accelerated in a certain period by investing in health, education, nutrition, irrigation, rural electrification, drinking water, access to toilets etc. The Finance Minister said that these 115 districts will be the model of development.
Objectives of Gobar Dhan Yojana
Budget Allocation for Gobar Dhan Yojana
A total amount of Rs. 16, 713 Cr has been sanctioned for village improvement programs. According to the records, a total number of 115 districts have successfully implemented various village improvement programs and open defecation free livelihood. These districts will be considered as the indication of the development of the villages.
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