Cotton Crop Cultivated Over 1.88 Million Hectares
Sumaira FH 2 months ago Fri 30th July 2021 | 04:29 PM
The cotton sowing has completed over 1.88 million hectares against the set targets of 2.32 million hectares to produce 10.51 million bales during crop season 2021-2
ISLAMABAD, (UrduPoint / Pakistan Point News - 30th Jul, 2021 ) :The cotton sowing has completed over 1.88 million hectares against the set targets of 2.32 million hectares to produce 10.51 million bales during crop season 2021-22.
According the provisional estimates about 80.88 percent of set targets of crop production for current season have been achieved, said an official of Ministry of National food Security and Research.
In Khyber Pakhtunkhwa and Balochistan cotton crop sowing targets were achieved by 100 percent respectively as cotton crop has been cultivated over 0.0022 million hectares in Khyber Pakhtunkhwa and 0.07 million hectares in Balochistan, he added.
So far from July 2020 to May 2021, about 4.56 million bales of cotton worth of Rs 209.66 billion have been imported comparing to 2.78 million bales worth of Rs 122.63 billion same period last year, he added.