Not a single stray cattle must be seen in the cities of Madhya Pradesh
28th August 2019
Urban Development and Housing Minister holds discussion with gaushala owners Bhopal, August 28, 2019 (Muslim Saleem): Such a campaign must be lauched in the cities that not a single stray cattle is seen. The amount of fine imposed against cattle rearers for leaving their cattle on the roads must be increased. The responsibility of transporting and carrying the cattle from the road to the gaushala should be fixed. Urban Development and Housing Minister Shri Jaivardhan Singh said this during a discussion with the owners running gaushalas near urban bodies. MoUs to be signed with 12 gaushalas on Gandhi Jayanti The Urban Development and Housing Minister said that in the first phase, urban bodies will sign MoUs with gaushalas located in 12 cities on October 2 on the occasion of Gandhi Jayanti. The MoUs will be signed by urban bodies including Bhopal, Jabalpur, Gwalior, Chhindwara, Katni, Sagar, Tikamgarh, Panna, Ashoknagar, Vidisha, Ganjbasoda and Aaron. Shri Singh said that the suggestions given by the gaushala owners will also be included in the MoU. Shri Singh said that the gaushalas will also be linked with the National Urban Livelihood Mission and Cleanliness Campaign. Arrangements will also be made for marketing of the material produced by them. Tags to be of different colours Animal Husbandry Minister Shri Lakhan Singh Yadav said that cattle of gaushalas and that of cattle rearers should be tagged with different colour tags. Shri Yadav said that gaushalas will be given Rs. 20 per month per cattle. This amount will be given every three months. Additional Chief Secretary Animal Husbandry Shri Manoj Shrivastava said that an advisory will be issued for execution of dead animals of gaushalas. He informed that gaushalas will not have to pay commercial electricity charge. Installation of solar panels is also being considered. Commissioner Urban Administration Shri P. Narahari, Director Town and Country Planning Shri Rahul Jain and Deputy Secretary Urban Administration and Development Shti Manish Singh were present in the meeting.