The new state policy related to cow protection and welfare provides for a 0.5 per cent additional levy on excise items to fund the construction and maintenance of cow shelters across the state.
He said with the machines having taken over the traditional methods of agriculture, the cattle owners often abandon their livestock, leading to problems like damage to crops, traffic disruptions and r
The boards will include two deputy-chairmen, two experts, 12 official members and 11 non-government members, each with tenure for a period of three years.
The family of the police personnel, who become comatose during encounters with criminals, would be given their entire salary as an extraordinary pension.
The president of the SBSP, an ally of the Bharatiya Janata Party-led UP government, added that the guilty should not be spared, but "innocent person should not be unnecessarily harassed".