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MoU signed between Department of Animal Husbandry and Dairying and Ministry of AYUSH

The Department of Animal Husbandry and Dairying operating under the Ministry of Fisheries, Animal Husbandry and Dairying and Ministry of AYUSH signed a Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) to introduce the concept of Ayurveda and its allied disciplines into veterinary science. About the MoU The cooperation between the ministries will help to develop a regulatory mechanism ..

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Andhra to launch India’s First Govt Run Animal Ambulance Network

The state government of the Andhra Pradesh has decided to set up “India’s first government-run ambulance network” for animals. This decision was taken in order to further boost the animal husbandry and veterinary sector in the state. Highlights The Chief Minister of Andhra Pradesh, YS Jagan Mohan Reddy, has made this ambulance network as one ..

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Rashtriya Kamadhenu Aayog begins “Kamadhenu Deepawali Abhiyan”

On October 12, 2020, the Rashtriya Kamadhenu Aayog (RKA) began the nation wide campaign called “Kamadhenu Deepawali Abhiyan”. Key Highlights The campaign aims to promote extensive use of cow dung during the Diwali season. The RKA will promote cow dung based Diyas, dhoop, Agarbatti, swastika, wall-pieces, idols of goddess Lakshmi and Lord Ganesha. The aim ..

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Chhattisgarh launches Godhan Nyay Yojana

The Chhattisgarh Chief Minister Bhupesh Baghel recently launched “Godhan Nyay Yojana”. The scheme is to make animal husbandry commercially profitable. Highlights The Godhan Nyay Yojana is the first of its kind that will procure cow dung from cattle owners. The scheme will also prevent open grazing of cattle and will solve the problem of stray ..

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Cabinet approves to set up Animal Husbandry Infrastructure Development Fund

On June 24, 2020, the union cabinet chaired by PM Modi approved stimulus package of Rs 15,000 crore to set up Animal Husbandry Infrastructure Development Fund. Highlights The Government of India had earlier approved the Dairy Infrastructure Development Fund of Rs 10,000 crores to incentivize cooperative sector that will in turn add value to infrastructure ..

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