Wed, Oct 22, 2014, 01:08 PM
Normally students stay in hostel, but there is a hostel for animals in a model village, Akodara of Gujarat. This path breaking initiative of the animal hostel is a concept of Narendra Modi. This hostel is a place where the cattle of the village are kept and maintained together and have all necessary infrastructure facilities to take care of them. The Akodara hostel has a capacity of 900 animals with 22 sheds having capacity of 24 cattle each. The unit is also equipped with apparatus like fodder storage facilities and automatic watering system. Unit cost for one shed is Rs.7.25 lakh.