A budget of Rs 2.5 crore allotted for care and feeding stray cattle
The state minister for women welfare and child development and animal husbandry, sheep and Pasteur development, Rekha Arya has said the officials concerned should ensure that cattle do not suffer from hunger during the lockdown.
Chairing a review meeting of the animal welfare board at Vidham Sabha on Tuesday, Arya said necessary vigil should be maintained for care of the cattle during the prevailing lockdown. She said that a budget of Rs 2.5 crores has been allotted for care and feeding stray cattle under which Rs 2.3 crores are under fodder head and Rs 20 lakh under shelter construction head. She said that necessary budget should be provided to the animal husbandry department in districts. Arya said that last year the number of registered stray cattle was 5800 which has now increased to about 8000. She assured that more funds would be sought for the propose in supplementary budget if the allotted budget is used.
In the meeting, the deputy chairman of Uttarakhand Gau Sewa Aayog, Rajendra Anthwal, deputy chairman of cattle welfare board, Vinod Sharma and other officers were present.
Wednesday, 06 May 2020 | PNS | Dehradun
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