The Centre’s ambitious scientific initiative SVAROP — aimed at validating research on cow-derivatives, including urine, and their benefits — has not made any headway even after two years as four of the five Ministries have not sanctioned funds, the convenor of the mission said. V. K. Vijay, head of the Centre for Rural Development and Technology, IIT-Delhi, and the convenor Continue Reading
Kolkata: The election machinery of Narendra Modi and the BJP has made a campaign plank of cow protection, but hundreds of bovine animals saved from smugglers face death and disease on the India-Bangladesh border in the absence of proper upkeep. The cattle heads were seized by the Border Security Force (BSF), which guards the international border, when they were allegedly Continue Reading
Uttar Pradesh Chief Minister Yogi Adityanath has come up with a new scheme for the welfare of stray cattle that will also help generate employment opportunities. The state government has approved the “Mukhya Mantri Be-sahara Gau-Vansh Sahbhagita Yojana”.
On the 19th of July, the Central government’s Ministry of Agriculture and Farmers welfare released a press note on the steps taken by the ministry to support the dairy sector.
In 2018 FSSAI has accelerated the process of standards setting. As many as 27 new regulations for food standards were notified during the year.