Year: 2022 | Month: March | Volume 67 | Issue 2

A Review of Gothan and Godhan Nyay Scheme in Chhattisgarh

Sneha Pandey Mamta Patel Sumit B. Wasnik Jwala Parte Meenakshi Chandra


The study aims to examine the status of Gothan and Godhan Nyay Yojna in Chhattisgarh India. The study requisite secondary data, which were collected from the site of government of Chhattisgarh, Agriculture Development and Farmers Welfare Raipur Chhattisgarh and from different articles. The study reveals that Chhattisgarh government launched ‘Gothan’ and ‘Godhan Nyay Yojna’ under the ambitious Suraji village scheme on 20th of July 2020. The concept of developing Gothan for a village is gathering all the cattle in a single place to provide them food and health facilities e.g., timely vaccination of cattle. In Godhan Nyay Yojna from the first phase of scheme the state government procures cow dung at ` 2 per k.g. from the farmers and cattle rearers of the state. Later, cow dung was bought from the farmers and livestock rearers by Self help groups itself. The procuring of cow dung is done at the Gothan. The procured cow dung turned into vermicompost by the woman self-help group and organic manure sale to the farmers at ` 10 per kilogram. Besides preparing organic manure, the dung is used to prepare various other useful items such as Diya, flower vase, etc. These schemes widely promote organic farming in the State as well as help livestock rearers and women self-help groups into a profitable business. The finding of the Study also reveals that Out of total approved Gothans about 61.91 per cent Gothans was fully constructed. In Bilaspur Division there were maximum numbers of Gothans. In Bastar division there were highest 75.95 per cent of sales of vermicompost and also in Bastar Division there were highest 74.21 percent of sales of Supercompost. Chhattisgarh Department of Agriculture purchased highest 13.14 percent of cow dung.


  • It was concluded that through Gothan and Godhan Nyay Scheme, the additional income of livestock rearers and women SHGs has increased.
  • Gothan and Godhan Nyay Scheme promotes the importance of Organic Farming.

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