Telangana Sheep Distribution Scheme 2023 for Shepherds/Sheep Producers Associations

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Dear Readers, the Telangana government state will resume the first phase of the Telangana sheep distribution scheme / तेलंगाना भेड़ वितरण योजना from January 16, 2021. CM K Chandrashekhar Rao has instructed officials to resume the first phase of the sheep distribution scheme in 2022. Implementation of the first phase of the sheep distribution program has been suspended due to the Coronavirus (COVID-19) pandemic in the state.

CM has instructed officials to complete it immediately, so the sheep will start distributing to Nalgonda’s Shepherds and Sheep Producers Associations (goat and sheep farmers welfare association Telangana). In this article, we will tell you about the implementation details of the first and second phases of the Telangana sheep distribution program.

The Shepherd and Sheep Distribution Society for Telangana Sheep Distribution Scheme 2022-2023, Phase 1 starts on 16 January, giving a 75% grant to the beneficiaries of the Gola-Kuruma community.

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Details of the Telangana Sheep Distribution Scheme

The Telangana government launched another welfare scheme for the Yadava and Kurma communities. The government will distribute about 42 lakh sheep to eligible people across the state and sheep will be distributed in the current financial year (FY) and a similar number of sheep will be distributed next year.

This scheme gave a quantum jump to the rural economy and is designed to upgrade the Yadava / Golla / Kuruma families of around 4 lakhs in the state. Providing financial support to these skilled families to raise sheep on a large scale will not only facilitate their economic development but also facilitate adequate meat production in the state and it is also targeted to make Telangana a meat export center in the near future. Traditional shepherd families will be supported by supplying (20 + 1) sheep on a 75% subsidy with total project expenditures of Rs. 5,000 crores.

Sheep Distribution Scheme Phase/Stage 1

As we told you earlier, the first phase of the Nalgonda sheep distribution scheme will start on January 16, 2021. CM has decided to start the second phase of the program in the next financial year 2022. Telangana govt. was announced that the financing of the second phase of the sheep distribution program will be allocated to the state budget in 2022-23. The distribution of sheep to the shepherds and sheep associations in the first phase will start immediately.


Eligibility Criteria for the Telangana Sheep Distribution Scheme

  • It was launched to support the traditional shepherd community, the Kurumas, and the Yadavas of Telangana.
  • Every person over the age of 18 in the shepherd community is eligible for the scheme and given a unit of bedding that contains 20 sheep and a ram.
  • By March 2018, 1 crore of 28 lakh sheep had been distributed to more than two members of the 7.6 lakh people eligible to apply for sheep units.
  1. Mobile Veterinary Units: – The government has launched mobile veterinary units to take care of diseases and treat animals for the scheme.
  2. Insurance for the farm shepherd: – The shepherd gets insurance in the event of death by the government 5,000 rupees for sheep and 7,000 rupees for a ram.
  3. Fodder: – In order to provide fodder, the government provides a subsidy of 75% on grass seeds.

Number of Beneficiaries of the Sheep Distribution Program

There are about 7.6 lakh shepherds in about 8,109 sheep producer associations throughout the state. The state government has launched a sheep distribution scheme by spending Rs 10,000 crore to empower them financially and socially. About 3.66 lakh units of sheep have been distributed since the launch of the Telangana sheep distribution scheme in 2017, at a cost of Rs 4,579 crore.

As a result, the number of sheep increased as shown in the data below: –

Financial YearSheep Population
2017-1820.75 lakh
2018-1939.94 lakh
2019-2039.28 lakh
2020-2137.12 lakh

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