Attention should be paid to ensure quality and price of the products prepared by Rural Industrial Parks: Chief Minister Mr. Baghel.

  • Use of social media platforms like Amazon, Flipcard for branding and selling of products
  • Products of Rural Industrial Park will be sold through Local Haat Bazaar, C-Mart, Bilasa, Shabri Emporium, Sanjeevani Kendra, Wholesalers
  • Instructions given for providing Vermicompost filtering machine in Gauthans

Raipur ( |In a meeting organized today at his residence office,Chief Minister Mr. Bhupesh Baghel said that there is a need to pay special attention towards providing quality, reasonable price and marketing of the products to create a good and stable market for the products being prepared by the rural industrial parks in the Gauthan of Chhattisgarh, so that sales of these products can be increased and self-help groups can avail maximum benefit from it.  In the meeting, he reviewed the work being done in Godhan Nyay Yojana, C-Mart and Chief Minister Silk Mission and the development works of converting Gauthans in Mahatma Gandhi Rural Industrial Park.

Agriculture Minister Shri Ravindra Choubey, Forest Minister Shri Mohammad Akbar, Public Health Engineering Minister Shri Guru Rudra Kumar, Higher Education Minister Shri Umesh Patel, Advisor to Chief Minister Shri Pradeep Sharma, Chhattisgarh Mineral Development Corporation Chairman Shri Girish Devangan, Chief Secretary Shri. Amitabh Jain, Additional Chief Secretary Shri Subrata Sahu along with officers of the concerned departments were present.

Chief Minister Shri Baghel said in the meeting that, it has been directed  to prepare the products  which can be consumed locally according to the need of the village residents. The Chief Minister also instructed to use social media platforms like Amazon, Flipkart for branding and sale of finished products in Gauthans. He said that arrangements should also be made to provide training to the people involved in various income-oriented activities in Gauthans.

It was informed in the meeting that 12 thousand 176 self-help groups are working in Gauthans, in which 83 thousand 874 women are it’s members. These groups have so far received an income of about 65 crore 18 lakh rupees from various activities. Self-help groups are doing vermi compost production, community gardening, mushroom production, poultry, fish farming, goat rearing as well as making lamps, pots, incense sticks from cow dung. Along with this, activities like manufacturing of sanitary pads , bags manufacturing, fencing poles, LED bulbs, paper blocks are also being conducted in Gauthans. At present, 79 oil mills, 177 pulse mills, 364 flour mills, 939 mini rice mills have been established in Gauthan. At least two Gauthans have been selected in each block of the district for development of Rural Industrial Park. It was informed in the meeting that unemployed youth, interested men-women and entrepreneurs of third gender are eligible to conduct various activities along with self-help groups in Gauthans under Rural Industrial Park. The goods produced in Rural Industrial Park are being sold in local Haat Bazar, C-Mart, Shabri Emporium, Sanjeevani Kendra, wholesalers, private companies and government offices.