Pandit Deendayal Gau Kendra to promote research on cow

Source: The Hitavada      Date: 28 Nov 2017 10:52:32


By Abhishek Kumar,


Cattle Conservation and Research Centre starts functioning in Dantewada

Cow urine therapy based Ayurvedic capsules to be manufactured

Milk ATM to be installed at Dantewada town

When the issue of cow slaughter is generating much heat across the country, Chhattisgarh’s Dantewada district administration has set up Pandit Deendayal Upadhyay Gau Samvardhan evam Shodh Kendra (PDUGSSK) in the insurgency-hit Teknar village to promote research on cow science. The Cattle Conservation and Research Centre is being developed with the fund of District Mineral Foundation (DMF).

Talking to The Hitavada, Dantewada District Magistrate Saurabh Kumar said that the purpose of the Research Centre was to conduct research on cow science. Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) was signed between the PDUGSSK and Chhattisgarh Kamdhenu Vishwavidyalaya (CGKV) Durg to promote research.
A lab will be set up at the cost of Rs 35 lakh at the Research Centre where cow urine therapy based Ayurvedic capsules will be manufactured. The urine capsules will be used for medicinal purposes, Kumar added.

Cow urine Ark and mosquito incense stick (agarbatti) will also be manufactured at the centre. Feed processing machine will be installed at the centre where cattle feed will be manufactured. Various cow products will be manufactured and the products will be made patent. In addition, these products will be commercialized, said the District Magistrate.

Deputy Director (Veterinary) Dantewada Dr A P Dohre said that one Milk ATM would be installed at Dantewada town where people can purchase A2 milk through the ATM. Milk of local Bastar cows will be sold through the Milk ATM.

Tender processes are on for the lab equipments and Milk ATM. The tenders will be opened on November 30. Aromatic
plantation and organic farming will be promoted through
the centre. Moreover, milk will be homogenised and pasteurized at the centre. Stray cows will also be kept at the centre and injured cows will be given treatment. Research on cow breed improvement will be done at the centre. 10 Gir cows and 10 Sahiwal cows have been purchased for the centre. One Veterinary Assistant Surgeon and lab technician have been placed on duty to look after the centre, the Deputy Director said.