Punjab Govt Providing Subsidy To Farmers On Fertilizers To Enhance Crop Production

Punjab Govt providing subsidy to farmers on fertilizers to enhance crop production

The Punjab government is providing subsidy to the farmers on fertilizers through subsidy vouchers to facilitate them and enhance the agriculture production

RAWALPINDI, (UrduPoint / Pakistan Point News - 16th Apr, 2019 ):The Punjab government is providing subsidy to the farmers on fertilizers through subsidy vouchers to facilitate them and enhance the agriculture production.

According to the Punjab Agriculture Department Spokesman, Haroon Ahmed Khan, the subsidy was being given on Diammonium phosphate fertilizer, Nitrophos, Nitrogen-phosphorus-potassium and Sulphate of potash fertilizers.

He said, the subsidy of Rs 200 to 500 per bag on DAP and NP fertilizers would help reduce cost of production of the crops besides increasing per acre yield.

The farmers who use the fertilizers of FFC, Agone Limited, Engro Fertilizers, Pacific Private Limited, Pakarab Fertilizers, Premium Petroleum, Jaffer Engro Services, Jawala International, Reliance, Suncrop Pesticides, Fatima Fertilizers, Nelum Seeds and United Engro Chemical Companies could get the subsidy vouchers.

He said after scratching the voucher, the number should be sent through SMS on 8070 while unregistered farmers should contact agriculture helpline 0800-15000, 0800-29000 during8.00 am to 8.00 pm to get information about the subsidy.

He said that around 5.2 million farmers of the province would benefit from the subsidy scheme.

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