Rs 300bln Projects Launched For Agri Sector Development

Rs 300bln projects launched for agri sector development

FAISALABAD, (UrduPoint / Pakistan Point News - 14th Feb, 2020 ) ::Director Agriculture Chaudhry Abdul Hameed said here on Friday that various projects worth Rs 300 billion had been launched for development of the sector and welfare of farmers under the PM Agriculture Emergency Programme.

A national programme worth Rs 2.

72 billion is being implemented in the Punjab province for increasing per acre sugarcane production, he said adding that most appropriate weather for cultivating spring sugarcane crop is from Feb 15 to March-end.

He advised farmers to dip the seed in poison mixed liquid, recommended by the Agriculture Department, from 5 to 10 minutes to save it from diseases. He advised farmers to use 100 to 120 mounds seed per acre.

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