AP YSR Kapari Bandhu Scheme 2021 [Check Status]: Online Registration, Objectives, Eligibility & Benefits

About the Scheme

This scheme was launched by the chief minister targeting the Shepherd community of Andhra Pradesh. The scheme aims to provide subsidies to the shepherd community on buying and selling of animals. Thus, this scheme will protect the interests of the poor community. The beneficiaries of the scheme include the Golla and Kuruma communities. The Gollas is a Telugu-speaking pastoral community, who is populated in the states of Andhra Pradesh, Telangana, Karnataka, and Tamil Nadu. They represent 13.4% of the total population of Andhra Pradesh state. Gollas are traditionally cowherds, but they engage in both sheep/goat and cattle pastoralism, in that they either herd exclusively sheep, or a mixed herd of sheep and goats, or cattle.

The scheme has been put forward by the National Cooperative Development Corporation. The shepherds will be able to buy 20 sheep and 1 goat with the help of financial assistance. The scheme is aiming to benefit somewhere around 50,000 beneficiaries and a fund of 200 crores has been allocated for the implementation of the scheme.

Benefits Of YSR Kapari Bandhu Scheme 2021

  • Availability of subsidy to the shepherd community on sale and purchase of animals like sheep or goats.
  • The subsidy will equal 30% of the loan or Rs. 1.5 lakhs, whichever is less.
  • Availability of subsidies will promote the interest of the community during financial instability.
  • Beneficial to those involved in buying and selling of animals.

Eligibility Criteria

  • The applicant should be a resident of Andhra Pradesh.
  • The applicant should come under the BPL category,
  • The applicant should possess an active bank account.
  • The scheme is valid only for the shepherd communities. (Golla and Kuruma)

Documents Required

  • Aadhar card
  • Voter ID card
  • Working bank account details
  • BPL certificate
  • Community certificate
  • Caste certificate
  • Address proof
  • Occupational proof
  • Loans paper

Application Procedure

To apply for the scheme, visit the following site-Visit the Official Website of the APJVKKS Scheme i.e. https://www.ap.gov.in/. Fill up the application form and attach all the essential documents. Once submitted, you can always revisit the site for confirmation and status.

 

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