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.
How much protection in which districts?
Uttara Kannada- 238
Chitradurga – 140
Shiva, Mogga- 377
Bangalore City – 429
Dakshina Kannada – 120
Ramanagara – 364
6 Goshalas in 1 year from Govt
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.
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.