India: CM lauds Kisan Nyay Yojana, number of farmers up

The Rajiv Gandhi Kisan Nyay Yojana will prove to be a milestone for the cause of farmers in Chhattisgarh, Chief Minister Bhupesh Baghel said on Sunday, adding it will empower them financially. In the 18th episode of his monthly radio programme Lokvaani, Baghel said it was his firm conviction that a state can become prosperous only when its farmers are prosperous.

Since a year of launching the scheme on May 21, 2020, the government has transferred Rs 5,628 crores in the bank accounts of 18.45 lakh farmers over four installments, he said.