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PAD initiative to distribute free Disease Resistant wheat seeds to growers

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STAFF REPORT FAISALABAD: The Punjab Agriculture Department (PAD) has decided to distribute free of cost wheat seed to 23,838 growers in the province. The Punjab government has allocated an amount of Rs 300 million for this programme. The balloting method will be adapted to enlist the growers who will be provided with the wheat seeds. This was divulged by Senior Official of PAD. He said that each enlisted farmer will be provided with free 200 kilogram seed for cultivation of wheat at area…Read More

PAD initiative to distribute free Disease Resistant wheat seeds to growers

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article image STAFF REPORT FAISALABAD: The Punjab Agriculture Department (PAD) has decided to distribute free of cost wheat seed to 23,838 growers in the province. The Punjab government has allocated an amount of Rs 300 million for this programme. The balloting method will be adapted to enlist the growers who will be provided with the wheat seeds. This was divulged by Senior Official of PAD. He said that each enlisted farmer will be provided with free 200 kilogram seed for cultivation of wheat at area…Read More

WFP to distribute 26,000 metric tons of wheat

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article image STAFF REPORT ISB: The Pakistan Economic Coordination Committee (ECC) has announced the release of 26,000 metric tons of wheat for distribution in Pakistan by the United Nations World Food Programme (WFP). The contribution, valued at $10 million, comes at a critical time when funding shortages are threatening WFP’s ability to provide emergency food assistance to almost one million people displaced by violence in the FATA. "This contribution is greatly welcomed and demonstrates…Read More

Banks distribute Rs118b farm loans in first quarter

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article image STAFF REPORT KHI: Agricultural credit disbursement by commercial banks has increased by 11 per cent to Rs118 billion during July-November 2013 as compared to Rs106.6 billion in the corresponding period of last year, revealed the data issued by the State Bank of Pakistan. According to details, the SBP had provisionally allocated agricultural credit disbursement target of Rs360 billion to banks for the year 2013-14, while the banks have disbursed Rs118 billion in the first five months…Read More