The second phase of sheep distribution will resume soon: Balaraju Yadav

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Posted: Posted Date – 9:13 PM, Mon – 14 Nov 22

The second phase of sheep distribution will resume soon: Balaraju Yadav

Hyderabad: Chairman of the Telangana State Sheep and Goat Development Corporation, Doodimetla Balaraju Yadav, has condemned BJP leader Komatireddy Rajgopal Reddy’s attempts to mislead the Yadava and Kuruma communities in Munugode constituency over the cattle distribution schedule. sheep. He said the program was temporarily halted following a complaint by BJP leaders to the Election Commission of India during the Munugode by-election, in a bid to alienate the Yadava-Kuruma community from the TRS ( BRS) in power.

Speaking to the media at his office here on Monday, Balaraju Yadav said the sheep distribution scheme was launched in 2017 to empower members of the Yadava-Kuruma community by Chief Minister K Chandrashekhar Rao. About 7.61 lakh beneficiaries have been identified under the scheme and about 3.93 lakh units comprising 84 lakh sheep have been distributed under the first phase at a cost of Rs 5,000 crore.

“In the second phase, it was proposed to extend the scheme to beneficiaries through the method of direct transfer of benefits. The pilot project was to be launched in Yadadri-Bhongir and Nalgonda districts. But taking advantage of the indirect vote of Munugode, the BJP filed a complaint with the EC against the implementation of the program,” Balaraju Yadav said. Under the second phase, the government will distribute units of sheep to 3.63 lakh beneficiaries at an expenditure of Rs 4,697 crore.

He alleged that Rajgopal Reddy was spreading false propaganda after losing the by-election to the TRS. He said a total of Rs 93 crore had been deposited in the bank accounts of 7,600 beneficiaries in Nalgonda and Yadadri-Bhongir districts. They will be able to purchase the sheep of their choice once the state government finalizes the terms of the program. He demanded that Rajgopal Reddy convince the BJP government in the Center and prove his commitment to the people of Munugode constituency by implementing his election promises or else a protest would be held outside the former MP’s residence.

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