The state government of Kerala is planning to launch a new scheme for cattle insurance in the state. The state government would soon start cattle insurance scheme to provide insurance cover to 40,000 cows in the state. The announcement of the scheme was made by animal husbandry minister K Raju while inaugurating a state-level programme for prevention of foot and mouth disease on 15th December.
Under the cattle insurance scheme, every cattle brought from other state will be examined for diseases at animal husbandry check posts. The check posts will be equipped with latest facilities for detailed inspection of risks of disease outbreak and examining the livestock.
The state is coming with the scheme after observing that youths and NRKs are coming forth to invest in agriculture and animal husbandry sectors in the state.
More details about the scheme would be available once it is launched.