Thursday, 29 September, 2022
TopicRashtriya Kamdhenu Aayog

Topic: Rashtriya Kamdhenu Aayog

Why Modi govt’s showpiece cow welfare agency is without chief for over a year, ‘almost defunct’

Set up in 2019 under the Union animal husbandry ministry, Rashtriya Kamdhenu Aayog was tasked with providing direction for the implementation of schemes related to cattle.

Govt cow agency cites test report to claim cow dung chips ‘reduce’ caesium radioactivity

The test report, analysed by Saurashtra University researchers, claims that cow dung 'chips' block caesium radioactivity by 60%.

Govt’s cow panel drops chapters calling Jersey cows ‘lazy’, linking slaughter with earthquake

Kamdhenu Aayog spokesperson says material was removed to address 'technical glitches', and chapters will be uploaded one by one with links to more authors and publishers. 

Cow is a constant cool in Indian politics. But BJP’s mix of faith and science troubling

Since Modi assumed power in 2014 as Prime Minister, the cow has been in the news perhaps as much as he himself.

Cow urine, milk can treat skin diseases, psoriasis — Modi govt’s agency in document for exam

The Rashtriya Kamdhenu Aayog’s suggestions are part of the syllabus for the first cow science promotion exam, to be held online among students and the general public.

Modi govt’s cow agency will hold exam next month to ‘boost awareness’ about desi bovines

Rashtriya Kamdhenu Aayog claims a study has associated cow milk and its derivatives as well as cow urine and dung — administered with ayurveda — with 96% efficacy in treating mild Covid-19.

Soaps, shampoos & Ganesh idols from cow dung, urine — Kamdhenu Aayog’s Atma Nirbhar blueprint

Rashtriya Kamdhenu Aayog chairman Vallabh Kathiria says the body is working to ensure there is at least one cow in every farmer household. 

Modi govt plans cow course to help entrepreneurs launch start-ups in bovine industry

Rashtriya Kamdhenu Aayog, which falls under the animal husbandry ministry has conceptualised the course, which is being prepared by the EDII.

On Camera

YourTurn

(L-R) Niharika NM, Danish Sait, Kusha Kapila and Tanmay Bhat on Koffee with Karan | YouTube screenshot

Koffee With Karan finale saves a boring season. Power has moved from Bollywood to influencers

The Koffee with Karan finale was finally entertainment, entertainment, entertainment, after the most boring season in a boycott-Bollywood world.
European Commission President Ursula von der Leyen and EU Foreign Policy Chief Josep Borrell address the media on the Ukraine crisis in Brussels, Belgium, on 28 September 2022 | Yves Herman/Reuters

Oil price cap to blacklistings — EU slaps new ‘biting’ sanctions on Russia over Ukraine

Ursula von der Leyen, who proposed the fresh sanctions said the European Union is 'determined' to make Russia pay the price for the further escalation with Ukraine.

Defence

Pinaka is a multiple rocket launcher produced in India and developed by the DRDO for the Army | Twitter/@DRDO_India

As tensions rise with Azerbaijan, Armenia buys Pinaka rockets & ammunition from India

The government-to-government contract, valued at about Rs 2,000 cr, is learnt to have been signed earlier this month. Supplies to be fast-tracked according to Armenia's requirement.
Illustration by Soham Sen | ThePrint

AAP’s filling a big vacuum in Indian politics. Question is how long it can sustain without ideology

If you find admiration for AAP qualified, if not muted among many of the Modi-BJP’s critics, it is because they question it for its lack of ideological clarity. Especially on secularism.
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