Punjab Agriculture Department to Spend Rs14.8bn on 25 Research Projects

LAHORE: The Punjab Agriculture department will spend Rs 14.8 billion on 25 projects of agriculture research and innovation during the year 2021-22 to improve the performance and productivity of the sector. The meeting reviewed the pace of work on ongoing projects of Agriculture and Irrigation departments. The secretary said that these projects are aimed at increasing production of quality seeds, promoting mechanized agriculture and improving the service delivery for extension services.

He said “kissan Card” project of the present government is flagship project of the government under which growers are being provided quality seed, agricultural implement and subsidy on different services.

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