Chhattisgarh Chief Minister Bhupesh Baghel said the Rajiv Gandhi Kisan Nyay Yojana will benefit 19 lakh farmers and help bring more area under cultivation.
Rajiv Gandhi Kisan Nyay Yojana: Congress president Sonia Gandhi launched the Rajiv Gandhi Kisan Nyay scheme in Chhattisgarh through video conferencing on Thursday and said this was a true tribute to the former prime minister.
Addressing the launch event on the occasion of Rajiv Gandhi’s death anniversary, she lauded the scheme, saying it will bring a change in the lives of farmers and help them become self-reliant.
“Such schemes should be implemented at the ground level to help bring a change in the lives of people. This is a revolutionary scheme and is a true tribute to Rajiv Gandhi. This is a big step taken in lines with the values of Rajiv Gandhi,” she said.
Former Congress president Rahul Gandhi also lauded the Chhattisgarh government for launching the scheme at a time when the poor and farmers were facing hardships due to the coronavirus outbreak and the lockdown to contain the spread of the disease.
पूर्व प्रधानमंत्री भारत रत्न स्वर्गीय श्री राजीव गांधी जी के शहादत दिवस पर श्रीमती सोनिया गांधी और श्री राहुल गांधी की विशेष उपस्थिति में अपने मंत्रिमंडल के सहयोगियों के साथ छत्तीसगढ़ के किसानों के लिए “राजीव गांधी किसान न्याय योजना” का शुभारंभ किया। #CongressGivesNYAY pic.twitter.com/ommNSfiWh8
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Chhattisgarh Chief Minister Bhupesh Baghel said the Rajiv Gandhi Kisan Nyay Yojana will benefit 19 lakh farmers and help bring more area under cultivation. He said the aim of the scheme is to help farmers earn more and bring more area in the state under cultivation, which currently stands at 20 per cent.