Crops Destroyed by Stray Animals

The States of Madhya Pradesh, Rajasthan, Uttar Pradesh and Haryana have taken steps for stray cattles.          

In the State of Madhya Pradesh, Madhya Pradesh Gopalan Evam Pashudhan Samvardhan Board is functional in the Department of Animal Husbandry under which 604 Gaushalas are being operated by different NGO’s in different districts in the State. Approximately 1.50 Lac cattle (mainly stray cattle) are kept in these Gaushalas. Board is providing financial support in respect of rearing and fodder for these cattle.

The State of Rajasthan has already announced a provision of Rs. 50 lakh for each district for shelters/home for male stray cattle.

Uttar Pradesh has taken steps to take care of stray cattles in Gasushalas and Gosadan.

Haryana State has reported that 450 Gaushalas/Nandishalas/Shelter homes keeping 341906 number of animals is under implementation. Besides, has two Gau Abhyaranyas under construction, one in District of Panipat and other in District of Hisar.

ANNEXURE I

Statement as referred to in Part (c) of Lok Sabha Unstarred Question No. 2187 due for 31.07.2018 regarding Crops Destroyed by Stray Animals.

 Livestock Census 2012 of Stray Cattles

Sl.
No.

State

Stray Cattle

Rural

Urban

Total

1

Andman & Nicobar Islands

3624

71

3695

2

Andhra Pradesh*

28539

13979

42518

3

Arunachal Pradesh

77

0

77

4

Assam

20746

2167

22913

5

Bihar

249733

12616

262349

6

Chandigarh

535

1443

1978

7

Chhattisgarh

125249

12873

138122

8

Dadra & Nagar Haveli

317

712

1029

9

Daman & Diu

376

169

545

10

Goa

5882

1301

7183

11

Gujarat

237963

54499

292462

12

Haryana

84554

32655

117209

13

Himachal Pradesh

30736

1424

32160

14

Jammu & Kashmir

4451

3914

8365

15

Jharkhand

20010

6032

26042

16

Karnataka

41986

22772

64758

17

Kerala

3963

718

4681

18

Lakshadweep

280

0

280

19

Madhya Pradesh

379846

58064

437910

20

Maharashtra

99074

55413

154487

21

Manipur

42

0

42

22

Meghalaya

2410

0

2410

23

Mizoram

0

0

0

24

Nagaland

0

0

0

25

NCT of Delhi

10461

1702

12163

26

Odisha

1120137

18914

1139051

27

Puducherry

9

86

95

28

Punjab

81728

19263

100991

29

Rajasthan

840674

105376

946050

30

Sikkim

0

0

0

31

Tamil Nadu

38897

28359

67256

32

Tripura

3743

403

4146

33

Uttar Pradesh

495846

513590

1009436

34

Uttrakhand

9953

3551

13504

35

West Bengal

364654

9206

373860

Total

4306495

981272

5287767

* Andhra Pradesh including Telengana

This Information was given by the Minister of State for Ministry of Agriculture & Farmers Welfare Shri Gajendra Singh Shekhawat

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