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NEWS IMPULSE – JAGANANNA JEEVA KRANTHI SCHEME | 12 DECEMBER

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Jagananna Jeeva Kranthi scheme launched.

About:

  • Jagananna Jeeva Kranthi’ scheme to distribute 2,49,151 sheep and goat units to the beneficiaries of YSR Cheyutha and YSR Aasara.
  • the programme to launch distribution of 4.69 lakh units of cattle (cows and buffalos) to 4.69 lakh beneficiaries and today distribution of sheep and goat units  to the beneficiaries was started.
  •  Each unit will have 5-6 months old 14 ewe lambs and one breeding ram or 14 weaned does  (female goats) and one breeding buck
  • scheme will give a boost to the rural economy.
  • The women from SC, ST, BC and minorities, who are being provided `75,000 over a period of four year for free, are being shown a way to use the amount as a capital investment for a stable recurring income source

Major highlights:

  • Under the scheme, beneficiaries are free to buy local sheep, goat breeds from the region of their choice or can avail the services of the committee to be set up with two veterinary doctors, officials form SERP and banks, which will guide them to choose proper sheep or goat units at a reasonable price.
  • Beneficiaries can also sell the produce wherever  they want.

Source-Indian express

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