Telangana Animal Husbandry, Fisheries and Dairy Development Minister, Talasani Srinivas Yadav, launched the 'Veterinarian Diary 2018' in Hyderabad on Wednesday. While addressing a gathering at the inauguration ceremony, the Telangana Minister said: "I am very happy to launch this Veterinarian calendar. Every year, the department is working hard to reach first position in all government departments after Telangana government has formed. I also congratulate all the department officials for their hard work, the officials also done lots of hard work in goats distribution scheme, due to which government also gained good name." About 29 lakh families in Telangana State are engaged in livestock sector for their livelihood. The value of livestock produce is estimated to be Rs. 12403 crores at current prices and the livestock sector contributes 4.86% to GSDP.