Chhattisgarh: 800 kg cow dung stolen in Korba, police in search of thieves. 800 kg cow dung worth Rs 1,600 stolen in Korba, Chhattisgarh, police registers case
Cow dung stolen from a village in Korba district in Chhattisgarh (symbolic photo)
- Cow dung stolen from a village in Korba district in Chhattisgarh
- Thieves stole 800 kg cow dung from Dhurena village in Korba district
- Police registered a case and started the search for the thieves
Korba: You must have heard or seen many incidents of theft of money, money, wealth, car or other valuables but have you ever heard about cow dung theft? You might not have heard, but we are telling you about the true incident of cow dung theft. This incident of cow dung theft took place in Chhattisgarh’s Korba district where thieves stole 800 kg of cow dung worth Rs 1600 from Dhurena village.
According to the news, the head of the Gaudhan Samiti of the village lodged a complaint with the police in this regard on June 15 and told that the thieves had stolen more than 800 kg of cow dung from the village. He demanded the police to take swift action in the matter and demanded the arrest of the thieves. The police have started their investigation by registering a case against unknown people in the case.
cow dung is bought for two rupees a kg
In fact, Chhattisgarh is such a state in the country where cow dung is bought at the rate of two rupees per kg under the Godhan Nyay Yojana. The Bhupesh Baghel government of the state had started this scheme in July 2020, under which cow dung is purchased from the villagers at the rate of Rs 2 per kg. This scheme had made a lot of headlines and its direct benefit is being given to the cattle farmers living in the village.
What happens with the purchased dung?
The government buys this dung and makes compost manure from it and organic manure is made available to the farmers at the lowest cost. The objective of this scheme of the government is to increase the income of the people living in rural areas as well as to promote organic farming. This scheme also opened new employment opportunities at the village level.
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