The authorities 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.
Announcing the first-ever examination of this sort, Rashtriya Kamdhenu Aayog (RKA) Chairman Vallabhbhai Kathiria mentioned this examination can be held yearly.
Students of main, secondary, and school ranges and normal public can participate within the ‘Kamdhenu Gau-Vignyan Prachar-Prasar Examination’ with none price.
“For raising mass awareness about the indigenous cows among young students and every other citizens, the RKA decided to conduct a national exam on cow science,” he advised reporters.
The Aayog has ready a examine 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 supply, even after it stops giving milk, he added.
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Further, Kathiria mentioned 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 varisities for establishing a chair and analysis centres on cow and associated points.
The RKA, which comes below the Ministry of Fisheries, Animal Husbandry and Dairying, was arrange by the Centre in February 2019, and is aimed toward “conservation, protection and development of cows and their progeny”.