Rs 66.86 cr spent on sheep fodder: Talasani

Rs 66.86 cr spent on sheep fodder: Talasani
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Animal Husbandry Minister Talasani Srinivas Yadav today stated that the sheep scheme will help boost Yadava community sustain economically. The Government, he said, spent a total of Rs 66.86 cr worth fodder to feed the sheep.
He launched “Fodder Distribution” scheme for subsidy sheep units at Hanwada mandal near Mahbubnagar district head quarters along with MLA Srinivas Goud and local leaders. The Minister said Chief Minister K Chandrasekhar Rao introduced several schemes for helping the community professions. Telangana was the only State that was spending huge funds for welfare of poor classes in the country, he claimed.

The minister also said the Yadavas, who lost their subsidy sheep units will get fresh units. The officials were instructed to take steps in this regard, he said. He called upon the Yadavas to make use of the scheme and benefit. The KCR Government was making all efforts to help the poor classes with necessary financial assistance, he said.
Stating that distribution of sheep units was getting delayed due to summer season, the minister said the eligible Yadav families will get sheep units on subsidy from the government. The last beneficiary will get the sheep units in Telangana as the scheme was to benefit them, he maintained. So far, 54.50 lakh subsidy sheep units were distributed among the Yadavas in the districts. The State government, he said, spent a total of Rs 66.86 crore worth fodder to feed the sheep. (NSS)