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Kerala to Launch Cattle Insurance Scheme to Cover 40,000 Cows

Mukesh Jindal
Written by Mukesh Jindal

The government of Kerala is planning to implement a new scheme for cattle insurance in the state. The state government would soon start a cattle insurance scheme to provide insurance cover to 40,000 cows in the state. The announcement of the scheme was made by animal husbandry minister K Raju while inaugurating a state-level program for prevention of foot and mouth disease on 15th December.


Highlights of the scheme

  • Cattle from other states will be examined for any kind of diseases
  • Check posts would do the examining
  • Involving the youth and NRKs

Objectives of the scheme

  • The government wishes to check all cows brought in from other states
  • Generate check posts and equip them with the latest technology
  • Examine the cattle brought in for diseases

Under the scheme

Under the cattle insurance scheme, every cattle brought from other states will be examined for diseases at animal husbandry check posts. The check posts will be equipped with latest facilities for detailed inspection of risks of disease outbreak and examining the livestock.

“Such inspections are vital to check at a time to check the risk of disease outbreaks. The check posts will be equipped with facilities for examining the livestock,” he said.

The state is coming with the scheme after observing that youths and NRKs are coming forth to invest in agriculture and animal husbandry sectors in the state.

More details about the scheme would be available once it is launched.

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Mukesh Jindal

Mukesh Jindal

My name is Mukesh Jindal, and I am from New Delhi, India. I am an engineer by profession. I am employed by an IT company in which I work. My topics of interest include technology, mobile, and apps.

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