Thari Farmers Receive 300 Mounds Seeds of Pulses

The initiative was aiming to encourage pulses farming in these areas in order to address the malnutrition issues besides providing livelihood opportunities for the people of the area. “We had formed different beans cluster for multiplication of seeds in order to attain self-sufficiency in pulses seeds and fulfill the dietary needs of these areas”, Chairman PARC, s Dr. Azeem Ahmad Khan said. Talking to APP here on Tuesday, he said that “we are providing about 200 to 300 mounds seeds every year, in order to promote beans production in these areas for fulfilling the local consumption”. He said that other pulses matching with the environment of desert areas were also provided to them as it required less quantity of resources and increased output.

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