Rajiv Gandhi Kisan Nyay Scheme is a farmer welfare scheme launched by the Chattishgarh government on the death anniversary of former Prime Minister Rajiv Gandhi. The scheme was launched through Video Conferencing in presence of Congress president Sonia Gandhi along with Chief Minister Bhupesh Baghel.
The scheme was inaugurated by transferring Rs 15,00 crore among 18,000,00 farmers accounts across the state. Through this scheme, the primary objective is to ensure minimum income availability to the farmers in the state. The scheme covers 1 rabi and 13 Kharif season crops farming by farmers.
Highlights of Rajiv Gandhi Kisan Nyay scheme
|Name of the Scheme||Rajiv Gandhi Kisan Nyay Scheme|
|Launch Date||May 21, 2020|
|Launched By||Chief Minister Bhupesh Baghel|
|Primary Objective||To ensure minimum income for all farmers|
|Targeted Beneficiaries||Farmers across the state|
What is Rajiv Gandhi Kisan Nyay Scheme
Due to COVID 19 pandemic, the economy of the country severely affected, people from the middle class to migrant workers, from farmers to daily wage workers, everyone affected. To relieve from this financial crisis, Chattishgarh government took an initiative to help 18,34,834 farmers in the state by transferring a fixed cash amount. In the first installment, govt will provide 1500 crore for paddy crop.
The benefit of this Rajiv Gandhi Kisan Nyay Yojana will be provided to all farmers in the state. Interested farmers in the state who want to take advantage of this scheme should apply under this Rajiv Gandhi Kisan Nyay Yojana. The state government says that state farmers will benefit greatly from this.
The announcement in 2020-21 Budget
पूर्व प्रधानमंत्री भारत रत्न स्व. श्री राजीव गांधी जी के शहादत दिवस पर कल 21 मई को छत्तीसगढ़ सरकार करेगी "राजीव गांधी किसान न्याय योजना" का शुभारंभ pic.twitter.com/ta5iQwqhsI— CMO Chhattisgarh (@ChhattisgarhCMO) May 20, 2020
The term NYAY was first mentioned by Rahul Gandhi during the last Lok Sabha election,2019. Soon after, returning to power in Chattishgarh, Congress party implemented the NYAY scheme first time in the country. Along with that, Chief Minister Bhupesh Baghel announces several welfare schemes. He mentioned that, with Rajiv Gandhi NYAY, around 17lacs farmer will be benefitted from the state. The poverty level will go down and farmers will be encouraged to grow more crops. He also mentioned that state GDP is expected to rise by 7% in the current financial year.
Benefits of Rajiv Gandhi Kisan Nyay Scheme
- Through this scheme, the farmer of the state will be able to get a minimum income per month.
- Through Rajiv Gandhi Kisan Nyay Yojana, the overall income of the farmers will also increase.
- Only Chhattisgarh farmers can take advantage of this Rajiv Gandhi Kisan Nyay Yojana.
- Only farmers who grow rice in the state can apply for this scheme.
How to apply for Rajiv Gandhi Kisan Nyay Scheme
Interested state beneficiaries want to benefit from this scheme, so they will have to wait a bit. Because at this time this Rajiv Gandhi Kisan Nyay Yojana has not yet started, this scheme will start from 21, the application will start under this scheme from May 21. As soon as the online application process starts under this scheme. We will tell you through this article after the farmers of the state can obtain benefits by applying this scheme.
Money to be transferred under Rajiv Gandhi Kisan NYAY Scheme
Under this scheme, from 2019, the farmers of the state will be provided financial assistance by the government at the rate of a maximum of 10 thousand rupees per acre on crops like Kharif paddy and maize. About 19 lakh farmers of Chhattisgarh will be benefitted from this scheme.
Under the Rajiv Gandhi Kisan NYAY Scheme, 18 lakh 34 thousand 834 farmers will be provided an amount of Rs 1500 crore as the first installment for the paddy crop. Similarly, for sugarcane crops, An amount of Rs 355/Quiontal will be given at max depends upon the quantity of sugarcane purchased by the cooperative mill in the crushing year 2019-20.