Protection of 6,721 cattle in Karnataka after implementation of Prohibition of Cow Slaughter Act

Bengaluru: After the controversial Prevention of Cow Slaughter Act came into effect in the state, a total of 6,721 cattle have been rescued so far. In 2021, the cow slaughter ban law was implemented in the state. This law came into effect after heavy debates between the ruling and opposition parties in the Legislative Assembly and Legislative Council. After the implementation of the Act, the cattle being transported to slaughterhouses are being protected.

According to the information provided by the Animal Husbandry Department, after the implementation of the Act, 6,721 cattle have been protected from going to the slaughter house. Such protected cattle are reared in government and private cowsheds. Also, assistance is being given to private cow schools for the protection of cows, according to the request submitted by the District Animal Kindness Association in the state for the year 2022-23, a total grant of Rs 1.60 crore has been given to 92 private cow schools in 17 districts.
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How much protection in which districts?

Belgaum -500
Bagalkote- 90
Vijayapura -80
Bidar- 245
Uttara Kannada- 238
Bellary- 135
Chitradurga – 140
Shiva, Mogga- 377
Tumkur- 635
Bangalore City – 429
Mysore- 1150
Dakshina Kannada – 120
Ramanagara – 364
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Goshalas have been opened in six districts by the state government from 2020 to 21. Goshalas have been opened in Chikmagalur, Vijayapur, Hassan, Mysore, Tumkur and Kolar districts. From 2020-21 to August 2022, a grant of Rs 1 crore has been given to each district for construction works of Goshalas and cattle management.
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There is no financial support for rearing fat cows

The Department of Animal Husbandry has made it clear that there is no intention of providing financial assistance for fodder expenses to farmers who keep fat cows. There is no proposal in this regard before the government. It is said that the farmers can leave the fat cattle which they cannot keep in the nearby cow sheds.