Rajasthan, the state government has announced a ‘Camel Protection and Development Policy’ in its budget 2022-23.
According to the government figures, less than two lakh camels are left in Rajasthan and in the entire country, the number of camels has reduced by 1.5 lakh since 2012. There were about 2.5 lakh camels left when counted last in 2019.
Camel is the state animal of Rajasthan and their number is continuously decreasing.
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Camel Protection and Development Policy: announced by Rajasthan state government