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Unified Portal launched for Gobardhan scheme

  • Posted By
    10Pointer
  • Categories
    Economy
  • Published
    4th Feb, 2021

Context

  • A multi ministry unified portal has been launched to promote Gobardhan Scheme.

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.