Lucknow: The Livestock Minister of Uttar Pradesh, Dharampal Singh conducted a surprise inspection of Papanamau Chinhat and Kanha Upvan Nadarganj Gaushala. He closely inspected the arrangements made for the care of cows in both the Gaushalas and also saw the availability of straw, green fodder and medicines.
He instructed that there should not be any negligence in the protection and promotion of cows. It was also said that full awareness should be taken about lumpy disease and other cow rearers should also be made aware about it.
Expressing happiness over the arrangement of Kanha Upvan Nadarganj Gaushala, Singh said that various products are being made from cow dung in this Gaushala. All gaushala operators should learn from here and prepare products from cow dung in their respective gaushalas also.
Livestock Minister gave instructions to make vermi compost at Papanamau, a temporary cow shelter. He said that gaushalas have been constructed so that the cows do not remain hungry and do not wander here and there. The workers working in the Gaushala should pay full attention to the food and safety of the cows. There should be no complaint of any kind in the care of the cows.
Livestock Minister said that in Hindu religion, cow is considered equal to mother and it is an act of virtue to serve and protect them in every way. The state government is giving grants to run Gaushalas. He said that the main basis of economic business of the state is agriculture production and animal husbandry, in which cow is very important. Cow is considered to be of utmost importance in the animal husbandry industry. He said that along with the use of cow’s milk, its dung is also used as fuel and manure for farm production. Therefore, it is the main duty of the Gaushala operators that they should not lack in the care of the cows.
During the inspection, Chief Veterinary Officer, Lucknow Dr. AK Verma, Veterinary Officer, Sarojininagar, Mr. Ashok Kumar, Veterinary Officer Chinhat Dr. Upkant Jaiswal and operators of Gaushalas were present.