As per the instructions of Chief Minister Manohar Lal, ‘Besahara Gauvansh Mukt Haryana Abhiyan’ is being run in Haryana. Under this campaign, consent letters have been received from the cow shelters to rehabilitate about 65,000 destitute cows, out of which about 10,000 cows have been rehabilitated.
Under this campaign, a portal was launched today by Chairman, Haryana Cow Seva Commission Shravan Kumar Garg and Director General, Animal Husbandry and Dairying Department, Dr. Lal Chand Ranga to provide special fodder grant to cow shelters. Under the ‘Besahara Gauvansh Mukt Haryana Abhiyan’, the cow sheds will be given Rs 20 for rehabilitated calves and heifers below one year of age, Rs 30 for rehabilitated cows above one year of age and Rs 1, depending on the number of cows rehabilitated in their cowshed. Rehabilitated bulls/bulls above one year of age will be given special fodder subsidy at the rate of Rs 40 per day.
In this regard, a high level meeting was organised under the chairmanship of Chief Minister Manohar Lal, in which Minister, Animal Husbandry Department Haryana Jai Prakash Dalal, Chairman Haryana Cow Seva Ayog, Additional Chief Secretary, Development and Panchayat, Animal Husbandry and Daring Department, Commissioner and Secretary.
Urban Local Bodies Department, Additional Principal Secretary to the Chief Minister, Director General, Animal Husbandry and Dairying Department Haryana and concerned officers of other departments participated. Chief Minister Shri Manohar Lal directed the Development and Panchayat Department and the Urban Local Bodies Department to run a special campaign from February 15 to February 29 to rehabilitate the cows in cow sheds as per their consent so that the state can be freed from destitute cows as soon as possible.
Haryana Gau Seva Commission said that all the work in the commission is being done through digital medium, which shows the transparency of the government. On this occasion, Director General, Animal Husbandry and Dairying Department, Haryana, Dr. L.C. Ranga said that the Animal Husbandry Department has fully geared up to speed up this work and the work of tagging in cow sheds has been completed by the department and vaccination has been done. The work is being completed. During this campaign, the rehabilitated cows are being marked with pink ear tags. This entire campaign will be completed with the cooperation of Haryana Cow Seva Commission, Animal Husbandry and Dairying Department, Development and Panchayat Department, Urban Local Bodies Department and all the cow shelters and cow devotees.