Rajasthan government will make cattle herders travel abroad
Rajasthan government will make cattle herders travel abroad: Animal insurance will be free for cattle herders with incomes up to eight lakhs
The Rajasthan government will now take the progressive cattle rearers of the state on a trip abroad. Selected animal herders doing excellent work in the field of animal husbandry will be sent abroad at government expense. Gehlot announced this during the Pashupalak Samman ceremony in Jaipur on Wednesday afternoon. This year 25 cattle herders will be sent abroad. This will be a study tour in which we will be able to see the innovations being done abroad in the field of animal husbandry.
Chief Minister Ashok Gehlot has announced free animal insurance tax for cattle herders earning up to eight lakhs in Rajasthan. Now the government will get the cattle rearers with incomes up to eight lakhs insured at its own expense. Till now the cattle rearers have to get the milk animals insured at their own expense. Gehlot said that in the Chiranjeevi Yojana, the way the government pays the premium for those earning up to Rs 8 lakh, in the same way, now the government will pay the insurance premium for cattle herders earning up to Rs 8 lakh. It will also be decided about the premium for those earning more than eight lakhs. Under the insurance scheme, 2 milch animals of cattle rearers will be insured for Rs.40 thousand each.
415 progressive cattle rearers were felicitated under the Pashupalak Samman Samaroh Yojana. 50-50 thousand to Surendra Awana, and Prem Singh Rao honoured at the state level, 25-25 thousand to 68 cattle rearers including 7 women cattle rearers honoured at the district level. Awarded 10 thousand each to 345 cattle herders, including 18 women cattle herders, who were honoured at the Panchayat Samiti level.
At the ceremony, CM Ashok Gehlot said- Today Rajasthan has become the largest milk-producing state in the whole country. Rajasthan produces 15.05 percent milk of the entire country. The state government honouring cattle rearers every year. Most of the farmers in the state do animal husbandry and women's power plays an important role in this.
Gehlot said – Animal husbandry is being encouraged in the state. New sub-centers and four new veterinary hospitals have been opened in 1189 gram panchayats. It has been announced to open veterinary sub-centers in 2639 gram panchayats. On the death of a milch animal due to lumpy disease, the assistance of Rs 40,000 per cow will be given to the cattle rearers.