At least 100 cows and one-acre land must for new Gaushala's registration

10 Jul 2017
At least 100 cows and one-acre land must for new Gaushala's registration

Minimum 100 cows, land, building and sufficient arrangement for drinking water are mandatory for registration of new Gaushalas in the state. Gaushala Samiti must possess minimum one-acre land in its ownership. This decision was taken in a meeting of Madhya Pradesh Pashudhan and Gou-Samvardhan Board held under the Chairmanship of the Chief Minister Shivraj Singh Chouhan at the Mantralaya on July 10.

CM Chouhan issued directives to hold an international workshop on the importance of Indian cow so that information on research being carried out in various countries is accessible to all. CM Chouhan further directed the officials for preparing an action plan to encourage farmers involved in organic farming towards the maximum use of cow dung and pesticides made from cow urine.

It was informed in the meeting that 1.41 lakh cow progenies are being taken care in Gaushalas in the state. Deliberations on increasing board’s budget, increasing income source and issues related to management of Gou-Abhyaran Anusandhan Evam Utpadan Kendra –Susner took place in the meeting. Also, discussion for making an advisory board of experts regarding activities of the Board, for preparing marketing policy of organic fertilizer and on a proposal to give scholarships to research on indigenous cow progeny in post graduate course of veterinary science was held in the meeting.

Minister of State for Animal Husbandry Shri Antar Singh Arya, Vice Chairman of the Board Swami Akhileshwaranand Maharaj, Board Members, Additional Chief Secretary Rural Development Shri Radheshyam Julaniya, Additional Chief Secretary Home Shri K.K. Singh, Agriculture Production Commissioner Shri P.C. Meena, Principal Secretary Agriculture Dr Rajesh Rajora, Managing Director of Mandi Board Shri Rakesh Shrivastava and Principal Secretaries of concerned departments were present in the meeting.