Cattle

Gujarat Government withdraws Cattle Control Bill

The Gujarat Legislative Assembly had unanimously withdrawn the Cattle Control Bill after protests from cattle-rearing communities across the state. Key facts The proposed legislation sought to ban the movement of stray cattle on roads and public places in the urban ..

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Breed-Wise Report of Livestock and Poultry

Union Minister of Fisheries, Animal Husbandry, and Dairying released the Breed-Wise Report of Livestock and Poultry. When was the data collected? The breed-wise data collection was done during 20th Livestock Census (2018-19). What is the unique thing about the latest ..

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Railways: Smart Event Tracking System

Smart Event Tracking System (SETS) is a Google Maps-based planning and analysis tool. It is in-house software of the Indian Railways. Working of Smart Event Tracking System Smart Event Tracking System (SETS) is being used to tackle the problem of ..

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Pasuvula Panduga Cattle Festival

Pasuvula Panduga is a cattle festival that is observed annually during Kanuma (3rd day of the Sankranthi Festival), to appease the gods for improving and protecting livestock. This festival is held in the Rangampet village of Andhra Pradesh.  Around 30 ..

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Cow Cabinet: A new cabinet in Madhya Pradesh to conserve cows

On November 18, 2020, the Madhya Pradesh Chief Minister Shivraj Singh Chouhan announced that the State Government is to constitute ‘Cow Cabinet’ to conserve and promote cow cattle in the state. The first meeting of the cabinet is to be ..

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Rashtriya Kamdhenu Aayog (RKA) to be set up

The Union Cabinet has approved the proposal for the establishment of Rashtriya Kamdhenu Aayog (RKA) for conservation, protection and development of cows and their progeny. It will lead to the development of the cattle population in the country including the ..