May 30, 2023

Chhattisgarh has been procuring cow dung at Rs 2 per kg to supply vermi-compost (Representational)

Korba, Chhattisgarh:

The police in Chhattisgarh’s Korba district have filed an FIR in an uncommon incident of cow dung theft from a village, officers mentioned right this moment.

Cow dung weighing 800 kg and value Rs 1,600 was stolen from the village on the intervening night time of June 8 and June 9, an officer mentioned.

“A formal complaint was lodged on June 15 by Kamhan Singh Kanwar, the head of village gauthansamiti,” police officer Harish Tandekar mentioned.

The Chhattisgarh authorities has been procuring cow dung at Rs 2 per kg underneath its bold “Godhan Nyay Yojna” scheme to supply vermi-compost at gauthans – a devoted space in villages the place cattle are housed in the course of the day.

A case has been registered towards unidentified individuals for the theft and additional investigation is underway, Mr Tandekar added.

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