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IIT-Delhi gets 50 proposals to study cow milk, urine benefits: Centre

Proposals on cow milk, urine were made by different academic and research institutions at IIT Delhi recently under the Scientific Validation and Research on Panchgavya (SVAROP)

education Updated: Aug 03, 2017 11:31 IST
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Minister of state for science and technology YS Chowdhary said in Parliament on Wednesday that a national brainstorming-cum-consultative workshop on Scientific Validation and Research on Panchgavya was organised by IIT-Delhi.(Hindustan Times)

New Delhi The Indian Insititute of Technology, Delhi, has received about 50 proposals for research on benefits of cow milk and urine, the government informed Parliament on Wednesday.

The government, however, said that it had not set up any panel to carry out research on cow derivatives.

The proposals from different academic and research institutions were made under the Scientific Validation and Research on Panchgavya (SVAROP).

Minister of state for science and technology YS Chowdhary said a national brainstorming-cum-consultative workshop on SVAROP was organised by IIT-Delhi, in which scientists and researchers from academic/reserach institutions and government agencies, including IITs, ministry of AYUSH, ministry of science and technology, and others participated.

“The Department of Science and Technology has constituted a National Steering Committee to initiate a national programme on SVAROP,” Chowdhary said.

First Published: Aug 03, 2017 11:22 IST