Hyderabad: Chief Minister K Chandrashekhar Rao has instructed the officials to resume the first phase of sheep distribution programme, which was stopped due to Corona pandemic in the state.

Under the programme, sheep were to be distributed among the Golla Kuruma community on 75 percent subsidy.

The first phase of programme was stopped due to the pandemic. About 30,000 beneficiaries have already submitted the DDs.

The CM instructed Animal Husbandry Minister T Srinivas Yadav to immediately start the distribution of the sheep under the programme.

The CM also decided to start the second phase of the programme in the new financial year. KCR also announced that funds for the programme would be earmarked in the state budget.

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