Raipur: Chhattisgarh : Chief Minister Bhupesh Baghel has launched the high-quality ‘Super Compost Manure’, produced from the cow dung procured under Godhan Nyay Yojana in gauthans of the state. Farmers can get this super compost fertilizer from cooperative societies at a discounted rate in bags of 02 kg, 05 kg and 30 kg. The minimum value of which is Rs 6/ kg. Along with vermi compost, the cow dung procured is also being utilized for production of super compost manurein the Gauthans. On the occasion, Chief Minister Bhupesh Baghel also transferred a dividend amount of Rs. 3 crore 06 lakh to gauthan committees and women self-help groups. Members of the cabinet, including Speaker of the Legislative Assembly Dr. Charan Das Mahant were present on the occasion. It is to be noted that Chief Minister Bhupesh Baghel launched Godhan Nyaya Yojana on July 20, 2020 with the objective of promoting livestock conservation, organic farming, additional income sources for villagers, livestock farmers and farmers in the state. Under this scheme, cow dung is procured at the rate of Rs. 2 kg in gauthans, which is utilized for production of vermi compost and other products by women groups. So far, 47.65 lakh quintal of cow dung has been purchased in 5586 Gothans in the state, in lieu of which Rs 95 crore 31 lakh has been paid to the cow dung vendors. So far, production of 2 lakh 26 thousand 316 quintal vermi compost manure and one lakh 21 thousand 172 quintal fertilizer has been sold to farmers and government departments. Now super compost fertilizer is also being prepared by women self-help groups in gauthans. So far, self-help groups have received an income of Rs 18 crore 64 lakh from various income oriented activities conducted in gauthans.