Punjab Govt approves varieties of cotton seed on up to 50% subsidized rate: Wasif - Pakistan News Digest

Punjab Govt approves varieties of cotton seed on up to 50% subsidized rate: Wasif

Punjab Secretary Agriculture Wasif Khurshid has said that the government is striving hard to achieve target of cotton production of 10 million bales as huge funds have been provided to the farmers.

In a statement, he said that the government has provided approved varieties of cotton seed on up to 50 percent subsidized rate.

He said that over 14 million rupees are being spent for provision of agricultural machinery to cotton growers.

The Secretary Agriculture said that Punjab government has provided 110,000 smart phones to the farmers equipped with special applications through which extension services are being provided to cotton growers and other crops.

He said that 350.889 million rupees are being spent on Commissioned Research Programme for high yield cotton seed production.

Source: Radio Pakistan

   

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