Gir cow breed

Facts for Prelims (FFP) Source: DTE  Context: The Rashtriya Gokul Mission, India’s initiative to enhance indigenous cattle breeds, has primarily promoted the Gir cow breed due to its high milk yield and adaptability.   What is Gir Cow Breed? The Gir cow is an indigenous breed of cattle in India known for its high milk …

Rashtriya Gokul Mission:

GS Paper 3 Topics Covered: Economics of animal rearing.   Context: A review meeting on the performance of the Rashtriya Gokul Mission was held recently.   What is the Rashtriya Gokul Mission? ‘Rashtriya Gokul Mission’ was launched in 2014 to conserve and develop indigenous bovine breeds, under the National Programme for Bovine Breeding and Dairy Development …

Rashtriya Gokul Mission

Topics Covered: Economics of animal rearing. Rashtriya Gokul Mission: Why in News? PM recently inaugurated the following under Rashtriya Gokul Mission: Semen Station with state of the art facilities in Purnea, Bihar. IVF lab established at Animal Sciences University, Patna. Sex sorted semen in artificial insemination by Baroni Milk Union in Begusarai district of Bihar. …