SINDH GOVT TAKING STEPS TO PROMOTE MECHANIZED FARMING IN PROVINCE | Pakistan News Digest

SINDH GOVT TAKING STEPS TO PROMOTE MECHANIZED FARMING IN PROVINCE

Sindh Government has taken several steps to promote mechanized farming in the province.

Our Karachi correspondent Altaf Pirzado reports under the plan five hundred million rupees will be provided to farmers for purchase of tractors as assistance during the next fiscal year.

He said an amount of seventy-five million rupees have been earmarked for provision of combined harvester of wheat and paddy on fifty percent subsidized rates to the farmers.

Installation of solar tube-wells, lining of water courses and provision of drilling rigs to the farmers is also included in the plan to increase per acre yield in the province.

Source: Radio Pakistan

   

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