Rajasthan Cabinet decides to amend law to allow bull calves’ export
The Rajasthan Cabinet Tuesday decided to amend an act related to protection on bovines to allow the export of bull calves of the age of 2 years or above to other states where cow slaughter is banned, parliamentary affairs minister Rajendra Rathore saidUpdated: Dec 12, 2017 21:25 IST
The Rajasthan Cabinet Tuesday decided to amend an act related to protection on bovines to allow the export of bull calves of the age of 2 years or above to other states where cow slaughter is banned, parliamentary affairs minister Rajendra Rathore said.
The Bill with amendments to the Rajasthan Bovine Animal (prohibition of slaughter and regulation of temporary migration or export) Act will be forwarded to the president for his consent before it is introduced in the state Assembly, he said. The buyer will have to produce an affidavit that he will take care of the calves and will later use them for the purpose of agriculture or dairy farming, Rathore told reporters.
He said the amendment is for allowing only male calf. “This is for Nagauri bull calves who are known for their good growth and built,” he said.
The Cabinet also decided to cover all persons from the state who were detained under Maintenance of Internal Security Act (MISA) and Defence of India Rules (DIR) during the emergency outside Rajasthan under pension scheme for the detainees of MISA and DIR.
So far, only those persons who were detained under MISA and DIR and kept in any of Rajasthan jails were given monthly pension of Rs 12,000 and a monthly allowance of Rs 1,200.
Such detainees would neo be honoured as ‘Loktantra Rakshak Senanis’ (fighters who protected democracy), the minister said, adding the name of the pension scheme was also changed to Rajasthan Loktantra Senani Samman Nidhi and few more relaxation for detainees were also announced.
In the Cabinet meeting, it was also decided to free land of five villages from acquisition for Delhi-Mumbai Industrial corridor because the villages are close to national highway and the compensation amount was high as compared to the compensation decided for other five villages.
In place of those five villages, the land will be acquired from other villages and a 60-meter road will be constructed to link that land to the highway, the minister informed.
The Cabinet also decided to allot land for the offices of GST commissioner, GST appeal commissioner and GST audit commission in Jodhpur, six bigha land for connecting an Army depot with rail line to Banar railway station in Jodhpur
It also decided to give land free of cost to the Food Craft Institute, which has been upgraded to hotel management institute, to create hostel and other facilities in Udaipur.
The cabinet decided to scrap four laws that are irrelevant
Rajasthan Revenue Lodge (Extension) Act 1957, The Rajasthan Holdings Consolidation Operation Validating Act 1960m The Rajasthan Land Revenue (Amendment and Validation) Act 1966 and The Rajasthan Imposition of Ceiling on Agricultural Holdings (Amendment and Validation) Act 1979.
Government deacquires 893.06 hectare land in five villages out of 1425.36 hectares acquired in10 villages for Delhi Mumbai Industrial Corridor. Land will be acquired in four other villages and compensation amount will reduce by 41%.
Earlier compensation of Rs 2785.77 crore was to be paid for the five villages. Now total Rs 1331.14 crore will be paid for 1425.36 hectares.
Government allots 65661 square metre land in Jodhpur for office and housing for GST Commissionerate, GST Audit Commissionerate and GST Appeals Commissionerate.
First Published: Dec 12, 2017 21:25 IST