Method To Be Finalized Soon To Provide Subsidy To Farmers On DAP Bags: NA Told
Sumaira FH 5 months ago Tue 11th August 2020 | 10:10 PM
ISLAMABAD, (UrduPoint / Pakistan Point News - 11th Aug, 2020 ) :The government will soon finalize a uniformed method to provide subsidy of Rs 925 per bag on DAP fertilizer to farmers across the country, Parliamentary Secretary for National food Security and Research Muhammad Ameer Sultan informed the National Assembly on Tuesday.
Responding to a calling attention notice regarding non provision of subsidy on fertilizer and seed to the farmers, he said the government has approved Rs 50 billion package for the agriculture sector out of which Rs 37 billion will be used to provide subsidy to farmers on DAP.
The secretary said that provinces had been asked to share procedure for giving of subsidy to farmers on the DAP.
The subsidy scheme, he said, would be implemented through provinces and it seemed, the provinces will agree to disburse the subsidy amount through scratch card scheme.