Animal Shelter: Today the number of stray cattle is increasing in many states. When these pets do not give milk, they are left to roam the streets. Then they make the roads their shelter. These days these stray animals are becoming one of the reasons for increasing accidents on the roads. These animals destroy the crops by entering the fields, due to which a big problem arises for the farmers. The problem of stray cattle is increasing in UP, Bihar and Rajasthan. All these three state governments are working at their respective levels to get rid of this problem.
In this episode, now the Rajasthan government has also taken an important decision. Rajasthan Chief Minister Ashok Gehlot has announced to set up animal shelters and cow shelters in village panchayats only. This work is to be done under the Chief Minister’s Participation Scheme.
How will Gaushala/animal shelter be built?
The Rajasthan government has approved the Chief Minister’s Public Participation Scheme. In its first phase, cow shelters and animal shelters will be built in 1,500 gram panchayats, for which a provision of Rs 1,377 crore has been made.
Under this scheme, animal shelters will be made on priority in those Gram Panchayats, where competent executive agency (Gram Panchayat, voluntary organization) will be present to operate them. An amount of one crore rupees has been allocated for making Gaushala here. Will go.
According to this scheme, 90% of the amount will be borne by the state government and 10% by the executive agency. At present, under this scheme, 200 more will be constructed in the year 2022-23 at a cost of Rs 183.60 crore. year 2023Gaushalas are to be constructed in 1,300 gram panchayats in 24 at a cost of Rs 1,193.40 crore.
Chief Minister Mr. @ashokgehlot51 Has given consent to the public participation scheme for Gaushala/Animal Shelter in Gram Panchayats. He has also approved a financial provision of about Rs 1377 crore for site construction and operation in 1500 gram panchayats in the first phase of the scheme. pic.twitter.com/XlmpvgeOIU
— CMO Rajasthan (@RajCMO) January 15, 2023
Farmers will get rid of stray animals
Farmers have to pay the biggest brunt of the increasing population of stray animals. These animals go to the fields and lick the crops. The farm fields are cleaned even before getting crop production. In this way, the farmers who work hard for the whole season feel disappointed.
Many times it becomes difficult for the farmers to even get compensation for this loss, due to which an economic crisis arises, but now this problem of the farmers of Rajasthan will be solved, along with the stray and destitute animals will also get shelter.
Cattle herders are getting grants
According to media reports, in the year 2022-23 itself, the Rajasthan government had announced in its budget to build and operate cow shelters and animal shelters in gram panchayats.
Working in this direction, grants are being given to cow shelters in Rajasthan for 9 months. Along with this, there is also a provision of subsidy on milk at the rate of Rs. 5 per liter to the cattle rearers.
Disclaimer: Some of the information given in the news is based on media reports. Farmer brothers, before implementing any suggestion, do consult the concerned expert.
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