LAHORE, (Muzaffargarh.City – 20th Feb, 2018 ) :A programme has been launched under which high quality date plants will be provided free of cost and seedless Kinnow plants on subsidized rates to farmers in the province.
Punjab Agriculture department sources said this on Tuesday. The programme will cost Rs. 780 million and has been started on the direction of Punjab Chief Minister Muhammad Shehbaz Sharif. Under this programme Punjab Agriculture department will provide date plants among the farmers of nine districts – Bahawalpur, Multan, Jhang, DG Khan, Rajanpur, Muzaffargarh, Layyah, Bhakkar and Rahim Yar Khan – while the plants of seedless kinnow would be provided in six districts of Punjab which include Sargodha, Toba Tek Singh, Mandi Bahauddin, Sahiwal, Vehari and Layyah at subsidized rates.
The farmers can get application forms from the office of Deputy Director Agriculture (Extension) concerned to get benefit from this programme or download form from wwww.agripunjab.gov.pk. Sources said that growers must seek maximum benefit from this programme and start profitable business.
In order to get more information regarding the date plants farmers can contact on helpline number 062-9255432 and for the information of seedless Kinnow they could contact on 048-3701312.