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Make ‘sheep rearing’ scheme successful: Collector

Make ‘sheep rearing’ scheme successful: Collector
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Karimnagar: The officials of Veterinary department and Animal Husbandry were directed to implement the State government’s prestigious scheme ‘Sheep...

Karimnagar: The officials of Veterinary department and Animal Husbandry were directed to implement the State government’s prestigious scheme ‘Sheep Rearing successfully in the district.

District Collector Sarfaraz Ahmed chaired a meeting with the health officials of Veterinary department and officials of Animal Husbandry at the Collectorate conference hall here on Thursday.

Speaking at the meeting, he ordered the health officials of Veterinary department to prepare a detailed report of the number of people, dependent on sheep rearing in villages for implementing the programme, meant for the welfare of the families who were involved in animal husbandry farming.

He also said that as of now there are about 4,10,503 sheep and about 83,104 goats in the district along with nearly 190 cooperative societies, who are rearing sheep.

He asked the officials to prepare a complete list of families, according to caste wise (Yadav, Golla and Kurma) present in the villages who are rearing sheep along with the number of sheep (Nil, 1-5 and 5-20) they owned till date.

The officials were also told to prepare the list of societies, which are growing fodder in government lands along with the list of families that have their own land and interested to grow fodder for sheep, by February 23.

District Veterinary and Health Officer Dr Veerasham and Dr Srinivas were present along with the officials of Animal Husbandry.

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