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Himachal Guv calls for preserving indigenous cow breed

He was addressing the people on the occasion of the launch of Kamdhenu Gau Seva Sadan, formed by Dhyan Yog and Ayurveda Research Institute at Kathni near Subathu area of Solan district.

Statesman News Service | Shimla |

Governor Acharya Devvrat on Friday urged the farmers to rear the Indian breed’s cow and said to preserve cows in real sense, everybody should take pledge to use milk and other products of indigenous cows only.

He was addressing the people on the occasion of the launch of Kamdhenu Gau Seva Sadan, formed by Dhyan Yog and Ayurveda Research Institute at Kathni near Subathu area of Solan district.

Acharya Devvrat said every person has some ailment today and one of the main reasons for this is adulteration in food items due to which many diseases are also increasing.

“As per a recent report, more than 50 per cent of milk products being sold in the market were adulterated.

The toxic substances are being sprayed on the fruit,” he said. Keeping in view these reports Zero Budget farming campaign has been started in Himachal Pradesh and the basis of this farming is the indigenous cow.

“Scientists from New Zealand and Australia have done researches on cow’s milk. They gave A2 the name to the Indian breed cows and A1 name to Jersey and indigenous cow of their own country. However, in their research it was found that A2 milk is more beneficial for human health,” he said.

Acharya Devvrat said that one gram cow dung of indigenous cow can be used for cultivation of 30 acres of land. Around 300 grams of bacteria are found in a dung of Indian breed’s cow where as non-milking cow dung contains more than 500 million bacteria. Governor appreciating the efforts of Yog and Ayurveda Research Institute and said the activities like Yoga are beneficial for the welfare of public at large.

At this place, the works of giving spiritual benefits to the people was being done through yoga. Apart from this, the work of preservation of cows being done here is appreciable, he added, he added. The Governor also announced a grant of two lakh rupees to the ashram for doing more efforts towards cow-farming promotion.