LAHORE, (Muzaffargarh.City – 25th Mar, 2018 ) :Farmers of South Punjab cotton zone are being provided with subsidy worth millionS of rupees on selected varieties of cotton to achieve good yield of the crop.
Punjab agriculture department spokesman said this here on Sunday.
He said that subsidy was being given under Kissan Package, adding that under the scheme farmers of Multan, Khanewal, Lodhran, Vehari, Bahawalnagar, Bahawalpur, DG Khan, Layyah, Muzaffargarh and Rajanpur would be given subsidy of Rs700 on each bag of selected cotton varieties.
He said that selected varieties include IUB-2013, FH-142, FH-Lalazaar and MNH-886. To participate in the scheme, the last date to send an SMS is March 30. Subsidy vouchers would be given in cotton bags in the month of April. These varieties would help increase per acre yield of cotton in South Punjab, he added. APP/yrb/rsd