Updated: 22-01-2017 17:43:13 IST
The Kerala Government has approached the Union Government for allowing use of antlers of spotted deer and sambar of Ayurveda medicines. In this regard, Kerala State Board for Wildlife (SBWL) under chairmanship of CM Pinarayi Vijayan has forwarded proposal to National Board for Wildlife (NBWL) and Ministry of Environment and Forests. SBWL is seeking suitable amendments to the Wildlife (Protection) Act, 1972 for using the antlers for medicinal purposes. What are Antlers?Antlers are the extensions of the deer’s skull. There are three deer varieties deer, sambar, and barking deer having antl......Tue, January 3, 2017 - 11:34 AMMore..