UP’s first cow sanctuary to be built in Muzaffarnagar.

  • Union Minister of State for Fisheries, Animal Husbandry and Dairying Sanjeev Balyan has announced to set up the largest state-of-the-art cow shelter in Uttar Pradesh.
  • The proposed cow sanctuary will be built on the banks of Solani river in Chandan village of Muzaffarnagar district. The sanctuary, spread over 800 bighas of land with an estimated budget of Rs 70 crore, will have the capacity to house more than 5,000 stray cattle, the minister said.
  • Minister Balyan said, the cow sanctuary should be completed in the next six months. A steering committee will be formed at the district level for the project. He further said that the Gaushala complex will have a modern cremation ground for animals, a biogas plant, a large water tank and a godown to collect fodder.
  • India first cow sanctuary established by the government was formed in 2017 in Agar Malwa district of Madhya Pradesh.
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