Daijiworld Media Network – Bangalore (MS)
Bangalore, May 7: Chief Minister (CM) Basavaraj Bommai has instructed relevant authorities to come up with a plan to establish a Gomatha Cooperative Society on a trial basis in the state to provide a market for cow products.
Bommai spoke at the livestock department’s progress review meeting on Friday, May 6. He further said, “Vet clinics in rural areas should be transformed into a new model. Graduate students should be recruited as staff members. Permission should be given to start 50 veterinary clinics on a rental basis.
The CM instructed to identify sites to increase the number of Goshalas from 31 to 100. He also ordered to launch the Punyakoti adoption program portal by the end of June and mention the number of cows adopted in every Goshala.
Bommai said he would provide a grant of Rs four crore to distribute 2,000 cow breeds through KMF to protect the cow breed and increase their numbers. He also instructed to set up a research unit to develop technicality of cow products at Shivamogga Veterinary Medicine College, five rupees lake aid for herdsmen to build barns and residence for herdsmen and build 5000 houses under the NAREGA program and the Rajiv Gandhi Housing Corporation.