The report says that the very idea behind the setting up a cow university is to protect cows and also to provide employment to illiterate village youth.

news Sunday, July 13, 2014 - 05:30
The News Minute | July 13, 2014 | 11:59 AM IST  Andhra Pradesh will soon be home to a rather different kind of university. The Times of India reports that Guntur in Andhra Pradesh will soon have a first of its kind university that is dedicated to conserving cows.  Reportedly, the International Society for Krishna Consciousness (Iskcon) is the organization who has planned to set up a cow university near Kondaveedu. A Krishna temple is also supposed to be built here. The report says that the very idea behind the setting up a cow university is to protect cows and also to provide employment to illiterate village youth. A shelter for cows (goshala) that is worth Rs 1 crore will also be built at Kondaveedu, the report says. The university would also teach how to make medicines and other products from cowdung and even from the urine of an aged cow.

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