Every district to have Gaushala

 Miss Mahdele directs to present report after inspecting gaushalas

mahdel26.8Bhopal, August 26, 2015 (Abdul Ahad Farhan):  Animal Husbandry Minister Miss Kusum Mahdele has directed to open government Gaushalas in every district. Stray bovine animals will be kept there. Miss Mahdele was addressing a meeting of Board of Directors of State Livestock and Poultry Development Corporation here today. Miss Mahdele said that bovine animals should be properly looked after if injured in road accident. Weak and unhealthy bovine animals should be kept and treated at Gaushalas. She sought information about progress of construction of cow sanctuary coming up at Susner.

Miss Mahdele directed to inspect Gaushalas and submit reports within 15 days. She said that government aided Gaushalas should be inspected every month. Committees of the Gaushalas not taking care of animals or committing irregularities should be dissolved and action taken against them. In this regard, she made a special mention of Gaushala at Harda. Miss Mahdele said that carcass utilisation plants should be established for scientific disposal of animals of Gaushalas or animal keepers. Its action plan for every district should be chalked out. Indigenous cow breed Red Sindhi and Rathi should also be included in breeding policy through amendment.

The Minister apprised herself of establishment of Dugdh Sangh at Sagar and directed to complete it at the earliest. She said that number of milk producing cooperative societies should be increased in all districts of Shahdol, Rewa and Gwalior divisions. She held discussions with officers regarding Jabalpur Dugdh Sangh. She said that there should be uniform price of milk of all Dugdh Sanghs in the state. Mrs. Mahdele sought information about under construction veterinary hospital at Rewa and directed to complete it soon.

She directed for early opening of works under National Kamadhenu Breeding Centre. The meeting was informed that government of India has released Rs. 25 crore for establishment of National Kamadhenu Breeding Centre in the state. Sanction has been given for creation of 32 posts setup to run Animal Fodder Plant at Keeratpur in 3 shifts. Director Animal Husbandry Dr. R. Rokade, corporation’s MD Mr. H.B.S. Bhadoria and other officers were also present.

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