Sharma said that the project was already under discussion during former Chief Minister Shivraj Singh Chouhan's regime, and now they were taking it forward.
Hailing the civic authorities' effort, Madhya Pradesh Chief Minister Kamalnath said the government would encourage the efforts made for the welfare of cows. The government was committed to fulfilling its promises, he said.
The Congress had promised to construct cowsheds at Panchayat level in its manifesto before the Assembly elections.
There are an estimated 227 crore cattle in the state, out of which 90 lakh are milch cows.
Stray cattle have become a problem in the state and often cause accidents and destroy crops.
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