Chhattisgarh has bagged 10 nationwide awards for its efficiency in procurement, processing and advertising and marketing of forest produce. The awards have been introduced by Tribal Cooperative Marketing Federation of India (TRIFED), which is a national-level cooperative physique beneath the executive management of the Union Ministry of Tribal Affairs.
Minister of Tribal Affairs Arjun Munda will current the awards to Chhattisgarh throughout a digital occasion on August 6.
Among the 10 awards, eight are for Chhattisgarh’s good efficiency within the procurement, processing and advertising and marketing of minor forest produces and for implementation of Van Dhan Yojana within the state. The two others awards are being conferred upon the state for brand new merchandise and improvements.
Among the awards introduced by TRIFED, Chhattisgarh has bagged the primary prize for inclusion of the utmost variety of forest produce beneath the Minimum Support Price scheme for minor forest produce throughout 2020-21, for procurement of minor forest produce on the highest value from authorities funds, and the utmost utilisation of the funds sanctioned throughout 2020-21.
It has additionally gained the primary prize for the completion of the utmost survey beneath Van Dhan Yojana, for optimum coaching for forest growth centre clusters, for manufacturing most merchandise by way of worth addition, and for optimum sale of merchandise after worth addition.
Besides, beneath the ‘new product and innovation category’, Chhattisgarh shall be awarded for the modern manufacturing of sanitisers from Mahua and for producing new merchandise from tamarind.
Chief Minister Bhupesh Baghel has congratulated state Forest Minister Mohammad Akbar, in addition to all the workers of the forest division, Chhattisgarh State Forest Produce Association, forest committees and different stakeholders for profitable the awards.