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NEWS IMPULSE – KAMDHENU DEEPAWALI ABHI| 13 OCTOBER

<p style=”margin-bottom: 8px; text-align: center;”><span style=”font-size:14px;”><span style=”line-height:107%”><span style=”font-family:Calibri,sans-serif”><span style=”color:#595959″><b><span lang=”EN-US”><span style=”line-height:107%”>Source &ndash; PIB</span></span></b></span></span></span></span></p>

<p style=”margin-bottom: 8px; text-align: center;”><span style=”font-size:14px;”><span style=”line-height:107%”><span style=”font-family:Calibri,sans-serif”><span style=”color:#595959″><b><span lang=”EN-US”><span style=”line-height:107%”>GS PAPER &ndash; 3</span></span></b></span></span></span></span></p>

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<h2 style=”margin-top:20px; margin-bottom:10px”><span style=”font-size:14px;”><span style=”background:white”><span style=”line-height:107%”><span style=”font-family:Calibri,sans-serif”><span style=”color:#7f7f7f”><span style=”font-weight:bold”><span lang=”EN-US”><span style=”line-height:107%”><span style=”color:black”>CONTEXT</span></span></span><span lang=”EN-US”><span style=”line-height:107%”><span style=”font-weight:normal”> – </span></span></span><span lang=”EN-US”><span style=”line-height:107%”><span style=”font-family:&quot;Helvetica&quot;,sans-serif”><span style=”color:#333333″><span style=”font-weight:normal”>Rashtriya Kamdhenu Aayog begins nationwide campaign to celebrate &ldquo;Kamdhenu Deepawali Abhiyan&rdquo; – Promoting extensive use of cow-dung/ Panchgavya products this Diwali Festival.</span></span></span></span></span></span></span></span></span></span></span></h2>

<p style=”margin-bottom:8px”><span style=”font-size:14px;”><span style=”line-height:107%”><span style=”font-family:Calibri,sans-serif”><span style=”color:#595959″><b><span lang=”EN-US”><span style=”line-height:107%”>About</span></span></b></span></span></span></span></p>

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<li style=”margin-bottom:10px; margin-left:8px; text-align:justify”><span style=”font-size:14px;”><span style=”background:white”><span style=”font-family:&quot;Times New Roman&quot;,serif”><span lang=”EN-GB”><span style=”color:#333333″>The RKA is promoting extensive use of cow-dung/ Panchgavya products during this Diwali Festival. Manufacture of Cow dung based Diyas, Candles, Dhoop, Agarbatti, Shubh-Labh, Swastik, Samrani, Hardboard, Wall-piece, Paper-weight, Havan samagri, Idols of Lord Ganesha and Goddess Lakshmi for this year&rsquo;s Diwali festival has already started.</span></span></span></span></span></li>
<li style=”margin-bottom:10px; margin-left:8px; text-align:justify”><span style=”font-size:14px;”><span style=”background:white”><span style=”font-family:&quot;Times New Roman&quot;,serif”><span lang=”EN-GB”><span style=”color:#333333″>RKA aims reaching 11 crore families to ignite 33 crore Diyas made of cow-dung during this year&rsquo;s Deepawali festival</span></span></span></span></span></li>
<li style=”margin-left:8px”><span style=”font-size:14px;”><span style=”line-height:107%”><span style=”font-family:Calibri,sans-serif”><span style=”color:#595959″><span lang=”EN-US”><span style=”background:white”><span style=”line-height:107%”><span style=”color:#333333″>It will help in making Gaushalas &lsquo;Atma Nirbhar&rsquo; too. By providing an environment friendly alternative to Chinese made Diyas, the campaign will boost up Make in India vision and mission.</span></span></span></span></span></span></span></span></li>
<li style=”margin-left:8px”><span style=”font-size:14px;”><span style=”line-height:107%”><span style=”font-family:Calibri,sans-serif”><span style=”color:#595959″><span lang=”EN-US”><span style=”background:white”><span style=”line-height:107%”><span style=”color:#333333″>Promotes swadeshi movements while reducing environmental damage</span></span></span></span></span></span></span></span></li>
<li style=”margin-bottom:8px; margin-left:8px”><span style=”font-size:14px;”><span style=”line-height:107%”><span style=”font-family:Calibri,sans-serif”><span style=”color:#595959″><span lang=”EN-US”><span style=”background:white”><span style=”line-height:107%”><span style=”color:#333333″>Rashtriya Kamdhenu Aayog (RKA) has been constituted by Prime Minister Shri Narendra Modi for the conservation, protection and development of cows and their progeny and for giving direction to the cattle development programmes.&nbsp; RKA is high powered permanent body to formulate policy and to provide direction to the implementation of schemes related to cattle so as to give more emphasis on livelihood generation.</span></span></span></span></span></span></span></span></li>
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