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UP tops up Rs 600 crore cow protection budget with special corpus

The special fund will be used for managing and providing cattle fodder to the temporary stray cow shelters operating in the state

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Virendra Singh Rawat Lucknow
Reiterating its commitment towards cow protection and development, the Adityanath government has topped up the 2019-20 budgetary allocation of more than Rs 600 crore, towards cow shelters across Uttar Pradesh, with a special corpus.

The special fund will be used for managing and providing cattle fodder to the temporary stray cow shelters operating in the state.

In its maiden meeting after the conclusion of Lok Sabha polls, the Adityanath cabinet yesterday approved the UP Cow Protection and Development Fund Rules 2019, which paved the way for the establishment of the corpus, which would be built through public and private funds, including donations,

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First Published: May 29 2019 | 4:51 PM IST

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