Gujarat government has announced a financial support scheme for supporting farmers who are rearing Desi Cows. The purpose of this scheme is to promote natural farming practices with desi cows. Natural farming practices include use of manure, gaumutra, etc for farming purposes.
Desi cow based farming techniques cow dung as manure and cow urine as an input for preparation of fertilisers. The mixture of 10 Kg each of cow dung and gaumutra with jaggery and pulse powder in water become fertilisers.
The government will give Rs 0800 per annum to those farmers who are doing natural farming with desi cows. The farmers will have to register themselves on ikhedut portal in order to get the benefits.