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Cabinet approves establishment of Rashtriya Kamdhenu Aayog

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The chaired by Modi on Wednesday approved a proposal seeking the establishment of 'Rashtriya Kamdhenu Aayog' to conserve, protect and develop India's cattle population.

It will result in increased growth of the livestock sector which is more inclusive, benefitting women, and small and marginal farmers, read an official press note.

The Rashtriya Kamdhenu Aayog will work in collaboration with veterinary, animal sciences or agriculture universities, departments or organisations of the engaged in the task of research in the field of breeding and rearing of cows, organic manure, and biogas.

The creation of Rashtriya Kamdhenu Aayog for the conservation, protection, and development of cows and their progeny will provide the policy framework and direction to the cow conservation and development programmes in the country and for ensuring proper implementation of laws with respect to the welfare of cows.

The proposal was first made by while presenting the interim Budget on February 1.

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First Published: Wed, February 06 2019. 23:03 IST