Rashtriya Kamdhenu Ayog
(Ministry of Agriculture & Farmers Welfare)
The Union Cabinet has approved the proposal for establishment of Rashtriya Kamdhenu Aayog in Interim Budget 2019-20.
- ‘Rashtriya Kamdhenu Aayog’ will work for Conservation protection and development of cows and their progeny.
- It will result in increased growth of livestock sector which is more inclusive, benefitting women, and small and marginal farmers.
(3) Working Agency:
The Rashtriya Kamdhenu Aayog will work in collaboration with Veterinary, Animal Sciences or Agriculture University or departments or organizations of the Central/State Government engaged in the task of research in the field of breeding and rearing of cow, organic manure, biogas etc.
(4) Fund Allotment:
Union Minister, in interim budget, announced that Rs 500 crore (as per Economic Times)would be allocated for the ‘Rashtriya Kamdhenu Aayog’.