Ghasyari Kalyan Yojana | 05 Jul 2022

Why in News?

On July 4, 2022, in order to implement the Mukhyamantri Ghasyari Kalyan Yojana (MGKY) and to expedite the process of computerization of all multi-purpose Primary Agricultural Credit Societies (MPACS) in the state, Cooperation Secretary BVRC Purushottam held a review meeting with the department officials at the Integrated Cooperative Development Project Office.

Key Points

  • In the meeting, the Secretary said that it has been directed by Cooperation Minister Dhan Singh Rawat that MGKY be expanded in all hill districts of the state.
  • Under the scheme, nutritious green fodder silage is provided to farmers and cattle herders through cooperative societies.
  • The Secretary also informed that 103 MPACS have gone online to mark the completion of 100 days of Pushkar Singh Dhami government in the state.
  • Apart from this, the Secretary, after reviewing the Bakri Ghati villages, said that goat villages would also be established in Almora, Bageshwar, Chamoli, Pauri and Rudraprayag districts, whose size would be spread over an area of one square kilometer.