Loans Of Rs 2.5 Bln For Farmers

Loans of Rs 2.5 bln for farmers

LAHORE, (UrduPoint / Pakistan Point News - 17th Nov, 2016 ) : Punjab government has allocated Rs 2.5 billion for farmers and would be distributed for Rabi season 2016-17. This was stated by Provincial Minister for Cooperatives Malik Muhammad Iqbal Channar while addressing a meeting here at his office on Thursday.

He said that growers who faced destruction due to heavy rains earlier were being given priority.

He said that collection of loans of Kahrif season has also been started and the process would be completed soon.

Channar said that Punjab government was fully committed to provide maximum facilities to farmers to boost the economy of the country. He said that all the branches of the cooperative banks have been computerized and ATM machines have also been installed while all the employees and officers of the bank were being given training to put the department on modern lines.