Livestock population registers handsome increase in Tamil Nadu during 2011-2019

In accordance to the twentieth Livestock census performed in June 2019, the inhabitants of cattle and goats increased by seventy four for each cent and seventeen.sixty five for each cent respectively, over a time period of ten yrs. The State govt attributed this raise to a programme started in 2011, wherein milch cows, goat and sheep had been dispersed no cost of value to rural inadequate women, who hence turned house owners of movable property that could be liquidated in instances of have to have.

A whole of eleven.67 lakh inadequate women had been delivered with forty six.70 lakh goats/sheep for the duration of the time period 2011-12 to 2019-20. This, in flip, fetched general returns of around ₹1,953 crore, primary to economic upliftment of rural inadequate women.

The scheme, which empowered rural inadequate women economically, will be continued in 2020-21. Through this 12 months, six lakh goats/sheep will be

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