The Madhya Pradesh government has said it will give Rs 900 per month to farmers rearing indigneous cows. Chief Minister Shivraj Singh Chouhan made the announcement on Monday while virtually addressing a Niti Ayog workshop on agriculture.
The CM also announced the constitution of the Madhya Pradesh Natural Agriculture Development Board to promote natural farming.
"Desi (indigenous) cows are essential for natural farming...Farmers should rear at least one desi cow. We have decided to provide Rs 900 per month to such farmers. So, a farmer will get a total of Rs 10,800 in a year for a desi cow," Chouhan said in his address during this workshop.