Smart Gaushalas

Published: June 17, 2019

The government of Madhya Pradesh has signed a Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) with a foreign company to build 300 Smart Gaushalas.

About the Smart Gaushalas

  • The company will be setting up 300 smart gaushalas over the next 5 years.
  • The initiative will not result in any financial burden on the government and the company will monetise the gaushalas by exporting items made from gaumutra (cow s urine), gobar (cowdung) and the stiff hairs on a cow s tail.
  • 50 acres of land has been sought by the company for each proposed Smart Gaushala and it will be spending Rs 11 crore on each of them.
  • The company will also be paying money to people who bring stray cattle to the smart gaushalas .

The smart gaushalas are expected to address the menace of stray cattle menace.

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