Chhattisgarh Forest Department gears up for implementation of ‘Mukhyamantri Vriksh Sampada Yojana’

  • More than 19,000 beneficiaries register for commercial tree plantation on private land in Chhattisgarh
  • Highest Registration: Under the Jagdalpur Forest Division, in a total area of 4730 acres, 1999 beneficiaries registered

Raipur (| Chief Minister Bhupesh Baghel has announced the implementation of the “Mukhyamantri Vriksh Sampada Yojana” in Chhattisgarh with the aim of promoting commercial tree plantation. The Forest Department has started preparing for the implementation of the scheme, and preparations are in full swing. So far, more than 19,000 beneficiaries have registered for tree plantation on their private land, covering approximately 30,000 acres. Chief Minister Bhupesh Baghel has announced the scheme to promote the commercial use of trees in the state, seeing the immense potential for increasing income through this initiative. Under this scheme, with the consent of the farmers, commercial tree plantation will be carried out on their land to increase their income.

According to information received from the Forest Department, registration has been done under the the scheme on 30,142 acres of private land belonging to 19,653 beneficiaries in the state so far. The highest registration has been done in Jagdalpur forest division, where 4,730 acres of land belonging to 1,999 beneficiaries have been registered. Similarly, in Balrampur forest division, 2,119 acres of land belonging to 2,358 beneficiaries, in Dantewada 1,543 acres of land belonging to 623 beneficiaries, in Sukma 1,336 acres of land belonging to 795 beneficiaries, and in Korea 1,189 acres of land belonging to 746 beneficiaries have been registered.