In a bizarre development, Reportedly, a written draft has been sent to all the Vice-Chancellors by the University Grants Commission asking them to conduct and sit for the “indigenous cow science” or “Kamdhenu Gau-Vigyan” exam.
The study material for the exam claims a link between cow slaughter and earthquakes and posits that Jersey cows are lazy and give poor quality milk, while indigenous cow milk is yellow, because it has traces of gold.https://t.co/6O3eYZzdaz
— The Hindu (@the_hindu) February 16, 2021
According to the reports, the study material for the same claims India and Russia use cow dung as a protection against nuclear radiations in centers in Russia and India.
Further, the material also claims that there is a connection between cow slaughter and earthquakes while mentioning that indigenous cows give yellow milk due to the presence of gold.
Cow Exam: Encourage Students to Take Cow Science Exam, UGC Tells Varsities https://t.co/NWrwMnQqsv
— nikhil wagle (@waglenikhil) February 17, 2021
However, the English version of the study has excluded these claims from their syllabus but all the other regional languages such as Malayalam, and Tamil still have these claims in their study material.
The exam will be conducted on February 25th and Rashtriya Kamdhenu Aayog (RKA) is said to be in charge of everything.
Chairman of RKA, Vallabhbhai Kathiria mentioned that:
For raising mass awareness about the indigenous cows among young students and every other citizen, the RKA decided to conduct a national exam on cow science.
Also, based on another report, it has been reported that this exam will be held annually and students from primary, secondary, and senior secondary schools along with colleges/universities can take this exam.