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No proposal to ban exports of buffalo meat and fish, says govt in RS

Replying to a supplementary, the minister said India exports buffalo meat and fish to the tune of Rs 70,000 crore

Press Trust of India  |  New Delhi 

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The government on Friday said in that there is no proposal to ban the export of or

During Question Hour, Minister of State for Fisheries, Animal Husbandry and Dairying, Sanjeev Kumar Balyan, said, "There is no proposal to ban the export of or any meat or "

Replying to a supplementary, he said India and to the tune of Rs 70,000 crore.

In reply to another query, he said upkeep of cowsheds fall under the purview of states.

Not much aid could be extended to cowsheds from the Animal Welfare Board given its meagre Rs 4 crore budget which also takes care of salary and wages of employees, he said.

First Published: Fri, March 13 2020. 14:40 IST