- 'Green tractor scheme' to prove milestone in agriculture development of Balochistan: Governor
'Green Tractor Scheme' To Prove Milestone In Agriculture Development Of Balochistan: Governor
Umer Jamshaid 2 months ago Tue 03rd August 2021 | 11:40 PM
QUETTA, (UrduPoint / Pakistan Point News - 3rd Aug, 2021 ) :Balochistan Governor Syed Zahoor Ahmed Agha Tuesday said green tractor scheme was a farmer friendly scheme as it would not only help agriculture to boost but also increase the overall national products.
President Dr Arif Alvi was the chief guest on the occasion. Balochistan Chief Minister Jam Kamal Khan, provincial ministers, members of provincial assembly, chief secretary Matahar Niaz Rana and a large number of farmers across the province attended the event.
For economic development, he said it was necessary to improve the agriculture sector on modern lines adding the provision of cheap electricity and subsidy on seeds and fertilizers would not only increase agricultural production but also help the agriculturalists to make a bit handsome earning.
The governor said the central government, under the dynamic leadership of Prime Minister Imran Khan, had planned to establish separate national parks in Kalat and Zhob which would help improve the provincial greenery.
He said modern science and technology should be used to increase agricultural production.
He said due to lack of adequate rainfall this year, the agriculture sector had directly affected, however, the current government was addressing the issues of local farmers on priority in a bid to provide them a sigh of relief.
He said the agriculture was being modernized to meet the growing needs of the people.
He said there was need to take measures to improve water resources, reduce female mortality and ensure maternal and child health under the guidance of international organizations.