In Jammu and Kashmir’s Anantnag district, KK Sidha, the District Development Commissioner of the region handed over 10 ewes each among 12 unemployed youth, free of cost, for establishing their own income-generating units.
District Sheep Husbandry officer and other officers of Sheep Husbandry department of the Indian union territory of Jammu and Kashmir were also present on the occasion.
The beneficiaries were selected through a draw of lots under Integrated Sheep Breeding and Rearing scheme of Sheep Husbandry Department.
On the occasion, the DDC said that establishing sheep farm is a profitable business activity and asked unemployed youth to come forward and take the benefits of the schemes launched by the government in this section.
He assured the youth, sheep rearers, and prospective entrepreneurs that the government would extend every possible help to them for establishing viable and sustainable sheep units.