AP Government under YSRCP has been concentrating on welfare schemes to give every class of people in the state great chance at a better livelihood. Recently, CM YS Jagan announced compensation for farmers and also said that even completely soaked paddy crop or rice grains due to unseasonal rains will be bought by government.
Now, he started a first of its kind Ambulance service for animals in the state. The ambulance services will be operational under YSR Sanchara Pashu Arogya Seva scheme. YS Jagan at the event said that animal welfare is the priority of the scheme like Arogya Sri introduced by his father YS Rajasekhar Reddy to help poor and needy.
He said that the operational cost of the ambulance services will be handled by government only and people who need urgent help for their pets or those who need to find veterinary doctors, hospitals for their cattle, herds can use this service.
For one ambulance Government is going to spend Rs. 1.90 lakhs each and up to Rs. 155 crores for two years. Total of 175 ambulances have been brought into operation initially and another 165 ambulances will come into operation in the second level. A total of 340 ambulances will be in operation in coming days. Dial up 1962 to use the ambulance services.