Unified Portal launched for Gobardhan scheme
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4th Feb, 2021
- A multi ministry unified portal has been launched to promote Gobardhan Scheme.
- The scheme was launched in 2018.
- Launched by: GOBAR (Galvanizing Organic Bio-Agro Resources) - DHAN is launched by Ministry of Drinking Water & Sanitation.
- The scheme is being implemented as part of the Swachh Bharat Mission (Gramin).
- Focus-area: The GOBAR-DHAN scheme is focused on keeping villages clean, increasing the income of rural households, and generation of energy from cattle waste, is an important element of this ODF-plus strategy.
- Funding: Funding for SLWM project under SBM (G) will be from Central and State Government in the ratio of 60:40.
Aim of the scheme
- To positively impact village cleanliness
- Generate wealth and energy from cattle and organic waste
- Rural livelihood opportunities and enhancing income for farmers.