Cow Protection: Current Affairs, GK & News - 2020-2021

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

Published: November 18, 2020

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 held on November 22, 2020. The meeting is to be held at Gau Sanctuary Salaria ..

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UP Government provides Rs 900 per month to farmers willing to keep stray cattle

Published: March 4, 2020

On March 3, 2020, Uttar Pradesh Chief Minister Yogi Adityanath announced that his government will pay Rs 900 per month to farmers willing to keep stray cattle. The Issue Earlier in 2019, the farmer protests in Uttar Pradesh had gone up over stray cattle destroying their fields. The population of stray cattle in the state ..

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Madhya Pradesh government offers cows for adoption online

Published: September 11, 2019

The state government of Madhya Pradesh is launching an online service for those wanting to adopt a cow and provide sheds to them at gaushalas (cow shelters) across the State. People can adopt a cow for a minimum period of 15 days and can go on supporting it till animal’s lifetime. This initiative is part ..

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Gujarat Assembly passes Gujarat Animal Preservation (Amendment) Bill, 2017

Published: March 31, 2017

Gujarat Assembly has passed the Gujarat Animal Preservation (Amendment) Bill, 2017 to amend Gujarat Animal Preservation Act, 1954. The amendment bill makes the existing law stricter and provides for harsher punishment and higher penalties to prevent cow slaughter in the state. Key Facts This bill has more stringent provision against the cow slaughtering and cow ..

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