Guwahati: In a bid to boost the dairy industry in the state, the Assam government inducted atleast 2,000 Gir cows in Assam for the Garukhuti project.
In connection to it, a team under the leadership of MLA of Sootea constituency Padma Hazarika meets Gujarat Minister of Agriculture and Veterinary Raghavji Patel.
Reportedly, it was confirmed that around 500 out of 2,000 Gir cows will be inducted into the state by March 2022.
Moreover, Assam chief minister Himanta Biswa Sarma also spoke to Gujarat chief minister Bhupendrabhai Patel in connection to it.
The Assam budget allocated Rs. 9.60 crore for the Garukhuti project. The project aims to promote afforestation and agriculture activities.