Hyderabad, June 2 -- As part of the 21-day celebrations of Telangana Formation Day commencing on June 2, the second phase of the Sheep Distribution Scheme will be taken up across the state from June 9.

In the subsidized sheep distribution scheme the state government distributed 1 crore 28 lakh sheep to the beneficiaries as of March 2018.

Animal husbandry minister Talasani Srinivas Yadav will formally launch the programme at Nakrekal in the Nalgonda district, while other ministers, MPs, MLAs and MLCs will distribute sheep units in their respective districts and constituencies across Telangana.

During Phase I, 3.93 lakh sheep units comprising 20 sheep and one ram each were distributed to the eligible members of the Golla Kuruma community...