Tamilnadu govt‘s Amma Free Cow / Sheep / Goat Scheme launched by the former CM J. Jayalalithaa and continued by former CM Edappadi K Palaniswamy has now been closed. The state govt. of Tamil Nadu was providing subsidy on purchase of cow, goat, sheep in backward areas of various districts. Each women beneficiary got 1 cow or goat or sheep absolutely free of cost. This scheme had benefited around 3,645 beneficiaries in the state.
The central and state governments were jointly implementing the Amma Free Cow / Sheep / Goat Scheme in Tamilnadu. This time the TN govt. will also insure cattles being given to the beneficiaries. Moreover, subsidy would be extended to SC / ST and beneficiaries falling in below poverty line (BPL) category.
TN govt. started this scheme in order to promote rearing of cattle, sheep, goat and to provide additional income to beneficiaries.
Tamil Nadu Amma Free Cow / Sheep / Goat Scheme 2021
CM Edappadi K Palaniswami had announced to continue Amma Free Cattle / Goat and Sheep Scheme in the fiscal year 2019. The important features and highlights of this Amma Free Cow / Sheep / Goat scheme were as follows:-
- The state govt. and central govt. were jointly implement the scheme with 90% subsidy in the backward areas of 20 districts.
- Each woman beneficiary was getting goat / sheep / cow.
- Tamil Nadu govt. was bearing the expenses of procurement, transportation, insurance, medicines and nutrition.
- Each beneficiary was to earn about Rs. 1.8 lakh to 2.7 lakh at the end of 6th year.
- Around 3,645 beneficiaries had benefited in around 81 panchayat unions.
The state govt. had insured around 2.5 lakh cattle in the year 2019 at a cost of Rs. 22.46 crore, extending subsidy to SC / ST and beneficiaries in BPL category. CM had also announced a new TN Amma Youth Sports Scheme while launching the Free Milch Cow / Goat / Sheep scheme.
Amma Free Cow / Sheep / Goat Scheme official website was
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