Dr VallabhBhai Kathiria appointed as Chairman of Rashtriya Kamdhenu Aayog

Pashu Sandesh, 23 February 2019

The Government of India has constituted “Rashtriya Kamadhenu Ayog” under Ministry of Agriculture and Farmers Welfare, Department of Animal Husbandry and Dairying for the Conservation, Protection and Development of cows and their progenies to support the rural , socio- economic and sustainable development. Dr Vallabhbhai  Kathiria  has been  appointed  as Chairman   of the Ayog. As  per announcement of the Government of India  during the presentation of the budget  in the parliament , Hon’ble Prime Minister of India ,  Shri Narendra Modi  had announced to  establish Rashtriya  Kamadhenu Ayog  for the promotion of  cows and their progeny  in the country.As per order issued  by the Government of India  on 21st February 2019. Dr Vallabhbhai Kathiria , former  Chairman of Gauseva and Gauchar Vikas Board ,Gujarat  will function as Chairman of Ayog.

Dr. Kathiria  is  a renowned cancer surgeon in Saurashtra. He is  RSS Swayam Sevak since childhood  and served  in various capacity in RSS and performed excellent coordination in all Pariwar Organizations. His work and contributions have always been outstanding either as centurion blood donor by donating blood for 126 times or by working  amongst mass & class , rural and urban , poor and elite and always having clean and neat image as straight forward politician and social worker by associating with more than 100 NGOs and social organizations .

Presently, Dr Kathiria is Chairman and Trustee in more than  10 renowned organizations working in the fields of Education, Health,  Socio- Economic upliftment   of poor and down trodden. He has setup many landmarks in the area of   Water Harvesting, Environmental Conservation , Rural Development and Gauseva. People still remember for his pioneering work of Rescue, Relief, Rehabilitation and Coordination during devastating Earth quake (2001) in Gujarat.

Dr Vallabhbhai Kathiria also  served as most popular M.P. Lok-Sabha (1996-2009) from Rajkot for 4 times and has been first ever M.P. to win  consecutively since independence.  He has also set up  an unique record for winning L.S. Election ( 12th Lok Sabha ) in 1998 with all India  highest lead from Rajkot. He served as Minister of State in Hon'ble. late Atal Behari Vajpayee Government (1999-2004) as MoS. Heavy Industries and Public Enterprise : HRD and Health & Family Welfare,he travelled length & breath of the country to strengthen the party ideology and organization. He has been awarded many National and International awards.

As per order of the Government ; the Secretary , Animal Husbandry and Dairying will function as Vice- chairman  of Rashtriya  Kamadhenu Ayog  along with   other Members  appointed from various category and specialized in  cow protection  and conservation. The Joint Secretary of the Department of Animal Husbandry and Dairying of Central Government  will function as  Member Secretary of the Aayog.