Pune: “Desi cattle have been part of the Indian life since ages. They have helped the mankind in the farms to plough, on roads to carry loads, at home with milk and with urine & dung for several other uses in day-to-day life,” said senior Sangh Pracharak Shri Suhasrao Hiremath, while conferring Moropant Pingale Go Sewa Puraskar. The function was jointly organised by Go Vigyan Sanshodhan Sanstha Pune and Dadara Nagar Haveli Mukti Sangram Samiti. Chairman of Kamdhenu Aayog, Government of India Dr Vallabhbhai Kathiriya, Chairman of Baburao Daundkar Smarak Samiti Advocate Madandada Pharate and chairman of Go Vigyan Sanshodhan Sanstha Shri Rajendraji Lunkad were also present.
Shri Suhasrao Hiremath and Dr Vallabhbhai Kathiriya felicitating Shri Sunil Mansinghka at the function
Shri Hiremath said Shri Pingale firmly believed that indigenous cows are the backbone of our rural economy and they can resolve all the problems being faced by mankind today. The scientific research reveals that the by-products of indigenous cows have medicinal benefits and are boon to humans. He said desi cow should be considered and cared for as a family member.
Dr Vallabhbhai Kathiriya said ‘One farmer, One Desi Cow' should be our goal. The Puraskar was conferred upon Shri Sunil Mansinghka, CEO of Go Vigyan Sanshodhan Kendra, Deolapar, Nagpur. The Puraskar is comprised of a cash prize of Rs 51,000/, memento, shawl and coconut. The state-level Puraskar was granted jointly to Shri Padmakar Laxman Chichole of Jamner (Jalgaon) and Shri Surendra Prahlad Deo (Shirur, Pune). The Puraskar consists of Rs 25,000/, memento, shawl and coconut to each. Puraskar for Gosanvardhan, Go Sangopan & Go Rakshan was presented to Hange Bandhu (Indapur, Pune), Smt and Shri Hajare (Maval, Pune), Shri Sachi Pathare (Ambegaon) & Shri
Shiva Kher (Maval) respectively. The Puraskar consists of Rs 10,000, memento, shawl and coconut to each.