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Identify beneficiaries, officials told

Benefits extended under ‘Jeevakranti’ scheme

Kadapa district first in distribution of milch cattle

KADAPA: Manjuvani, Additional Director of Animal Husbandry, directed officials on Monday to supply sheep and ram lamb on 50 per cent subsidy under ‘Jeevakranti’ scheme by identifying eligible beneficiaries in consultation with sheep-rearer cooperative societies.

Setting targets

Addressing a review meeting with joint directors of Kadapa, Chittoor and Anantapur districts and assistant directors at the DRDA meeting hall here, the additional director said Kadapa district stood first in distribution of milch cattle under Prime Minister rehabilitation package. She instructed officials to meet set targets division-wise by March next.

Ms. Manjuvani enquired about the cattle census, calf born out of artificial insemination of cattle and number of cattle vaccinated in the district. Anantapur district was foremost in achieving the target, she said. She told divisional officers to forward reports on the progress to joint directors by the 28th of every month.

She directed vaccination on a war-footing to avert outbreak of diseases in sheep during rainy season. JDs of Animal Husbandry - Srinivasa Rao (Kadapa), Somasekharam (Chittoor) and Chandrasekhar Reddy (Anantapur), deputy directors, divisional assistant directors, ADs of laboratories and sheep division participated.