The federal government on Tuesday introduced a national-level voluntary on-line examination on ‘gau vigyan’ (cow science) to be held on February 25, in a bid to generate curiosity amongst college students and normal public concerning the indigenous cow and its advantages.
Asserting the first-ever examination of this sort, Rashtriya Kamdhenu Aayog (RKA) Chairman Vallabhbhai Kathiria stated this examination can be held yearly.
College students of main, secondary and school ranges and normal public can participate within the ‘Kamdhenu Gau-Vignyan Prachar-Prasar Examination’ with none payment.
“For elevating mass consciousness concerning the indigenous cows amongst younger college students and each different residents, the RKA determined to conduct a nationwide examination on cow science,” he informed reporters.
The Aayog has ready a research materials on cow science. The examination will infuse the curiosity into all Indians about cows and make them conscious of the unexplored potential and enterprise alternatives a cow can provide, even after it stops giving milk, he added.
Additional, Kathiria stated there can be objective-type questions, and the syllabus can be advisable on the web site of the RKA. The examination outcomes can be declared instantly and certificates can be given to all.
Meritorius candidates can be given prizes and certificates, he added.
The RKA chief additionally talked about that it has obtained good response from varsities for establishing a chair and analysis centres on cow and associated points.
The RKA, which comes underneath the Ministry of Fisheries, Animal Husbandry and Dairying, was arrange by the Centre in February 2019, and is aimed toward “conservation, safety and growth of cows and their progeny”.