Transhumance: 12,497 families, 1.56 Lakh livestock provided transport facilities from kashmir
About Us | Contact Us | E-Paper
Title :    Text :    Source : 

Transhumance: 12,497 families, 1.56 Lakh livestock provided transport facilities from kashmir

Post by RK Online Desk on Friday, December 8, 2023

First slide

In a significant achievement the Government of Jammu and Kashmir under it’s initiative for supporting biannual migration (transhumance) of tribal communities provided transport service to 12,497 families and transported 1,56,215 livestock. 

The scheme initiated by the Tribal Affairs Department in 2021 is being implemented through District Administrations under supervision of Deputy Commissioners and transport fleet provided by the J&K Road Transport Corporation. More than 12,000 families and around 70,000 population was benefited under the initiative this year which is highest since the launch of initiative.

These include 86,192 from Anantnag, 22,221 from Ramban, 12,714 from Kulgam, 10,223 from Pulwama, 9758 from Ganderbal, 6897 from Shopian, 3593 from Srinagar, 17,48 from Budgam, 1717 from Bandipora and 1152 from Baramulla. The arrangements at district level were supervised by the respective Deputy Commissioners.