Gopalan Sangh & Gopal Ratna Award under Rashtriya Gokul Mission

Q.  Which of the following is/are true regarding Rashtriya Gokul Mission?

1) It will focus on establishing Gopalan Sanghs.
2) Gopal Ratna award will be given to farmers maintaining the best herd of Indigenous Breed(s).

- Published on 01 Dec 16

a. Only 1
b. Only 2
c. Both 1 and 2
d. Neither 1 nor 2

ANSWER: Both 1 and 2
Under the Gokul Mission attempts will made to constitute Breeders Associations (Gopalan Sanghs) on self-sustainable basis.

Association will play role in sale and purchase of animals and collect cess from the purchaser.

Breeders association will collect fee from the members on management of data of that particular indigenous breed.

Under the component funds will be made available for establishment of breeders society (office, computers and other equipment) and revolving funds to meet recurring expenditure during the initial periods.

Under the mission it is proposed that the following Awards will be instituted:

1. “Gopal Ratna’ Awards: to Farmers maintaining the best herd of Indigenous Breed(s) and practicing best management practices.
2. “Kamadhenu” Awards: Best managed Indigenous Herd by Institutions/Trusts/ NGOs/ Gaushalas Breeders’ Societies

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