Haryana to penalise those abandoning milch cows

Chandigarh, Feb 12 (IANS) Those abandoning milch cows in Haryana will have to pay a fine of Rs 5,100, a senior officials said on Monday.

Haryana Gau Seva Aayog Chairman Bhani Ram Mangla said: “For this purpose, a mobile application is being prepared with the assistance of information technology cell in the state, which will reveal information about the location of the animal on the basis of a tag number.”

He said that as per the government decision, Gau Seva Kendras will be established in villages for fostering cows, for which government will give financial assistance.

“Registration of these centres will be mandatory and a committee of learned persons set up for their functioning. The Aayog will give a lump sum amount of Rs 5,000 per cow annually,” he said.

Apart from this, 90 per cent grant will be given on equipment used for making products like soaps, lamps, incense from cow dung and urine, Mangla added.

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