Government Schemes PDFs – Gobar Dhan Scheme

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Gobar Dhan Scheme

Gobar Dhan stands for Galvanizing Organic Bio-Agro Resources Dhan. This scheme will focus on managing cattle dung and use it as bio-fuel / bio-CNG. Accordingly, this scheme is another step of central govt. to “Double the Farmers Income by 2022”.

Ministry of Drinking Water & Sanitation has launched the GOBAR (Galvanizing Organic Bio-Agro Resources) – DHAN scheme. The scheme is being implemented as part of the Swachh Bharat Mission (Gramin).

Central government has launched Gobar Dhan Scheme for Farmers. Subsequently, this scheme will help in managing and reuse cattle dung and thus makes the nation “Open Defecation Free”.

Accordingly, farmers can reuse this waste as compost and fertilizer in agriculture. Thus, this agri-focused scheme in Union Budget 2018-19 will improve the life of villagers.

Information about Gobar Dhan Scheme

GOBAR Dhan Scheme shall cover 700 districts in 2018-19. The scheme will be implemented in 350 districts on pilot basis. Remaining districts would be covered in second half of the financial year 2018-19.

The programme will be implemented using SLWM funding pattern of SBM-G Guidelines.

The total assistance under SBM (G) for SLWM projects is worked out on the basis of total number of households in each GP,

  • Subject to a maximum of Rs 7 lakh for a GP having up to 150 households,
  • 12 lakh up to 300 households, Rs. 15 lakh up to 500 households and
  • 20 lakh for GPs having more than 500 households.

Funding for SLWM project under SBM (G) will continue to be provided by the Central and State Government in the ratio of 60:40 as per the existent formula.

Only those Gram Panchayats which have not availed SLWM funds under SBM(G) are eligible to receive the financial assistance under GOBAR-Dhan scheme, subject to the limits of guidelines.

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