MP chief minister chairs first Cow Cabinet meet in state

Published: 22 November, 2020 17:29 IST | PTI | Bhopal

Shivraj Singh Chouhan chaired the meeting through virtual mode from his residence and wished participants on the occasion of "Gopashtami", a festival dedicated to Lord Krishna and cows

Madhya Pardesh Chief Minister Shivraj Singh Chauhan. File Pic
Madhya Pardesh Chief Minister Shivraj Singh Chauhan. File Pic

The first meeting of the newly constituted ''gau cabinet'' (cow cabinet) in Madhya Pradesh began on Sunday with an aim to bolster the economy based on cow for making the state self-reliant.

Chief Minister Shivraj Singh Chouhan chaired the meeting through virtual mode from his residence and wished participants on the occasion of ''Gopashtami'', a festival dedicated to Lord Krishna and cows, a source said.

The CM on Wednesday announced setting up of a separate "cabinet" for the protection and promotion of the cow.

Ministers of Animal Husbandry, Forest, Panchayat and Rural Development, Revenue, Home and Farmers'' Welfare departments will be part of this cabinet, said to be the first such body in the country, he had informed.

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