In accordance to the 20th Livestock census done in June 2019, the population of cattle and goats enhanced by 74 for each cent and seventeen.sixty five for each cent respectively, more than a period of ten years. The State federal government attributed this raise to a programme begun in 2011, wherein milch cows, goat and sheep were distributed totally free of price to rural lousy ladies, who so grew to become owners of movable property that could be liquidated in periods of need.
A whole of eleven.67 lakh lousy ladies were furnished with forty six.70 lakh goats/sheep in the course of the period 2011-twelve to 2019-20. This, in change, fetched overall returns of all over ₹1,953 crore, top to economic upliftment of rural lousy ladies.
The scheme, which empowered rural lousy ladies economically, will be ongoing in 2020-21. In the course of this yr, six lakh goats/sheep will be presented