MULTAN, (Muzaffargarh.City – 17th Mar, 2018 ) :The Punjab government is giving subsidy of billions of rupees on recommended varieties of cotton seed. According to Assistant Director Agriculture (Information) Naveed Asmat Kahloon, the subsidy is being given to farmers hailing from Multan, Khanewal, Lodhran, Vehari, Bahawalnagar, Bahawalpur, Rahim Yar Khan, Dera Ghazi Khan, Layyah, Muzaffargarh and Rajanpur districts.
Subsidy worth Rs700 is given on every recommended seed bag. Subsidy vouchers would be provided in cotton seed bags during April 2018. The registered farmers would send ID Card number-Space-CS0319, at 8070 and would become part of the scheme.
The government has extended date for sending SMS till March 30. Earlier, it was March 15. However, non-registered farmers would contact helpline 0800-15000 or 0800-29000 for availing this facility.