STAFF REPORT MULTAN: In order to promote agriculture sector, Government of Punjab has launched a scheme to provide 25,000 tractors at subsidized cost to farmers. The accumulated subsidy of Rs. 5 billion will be given in this lieu.
Assistant Director Information Agriculture, Naveed Asmat Kohloon commended the focus of government in uplifting the agri sector by subsidizing the agri products and increasing the budget substantially. He further said that Rs. 150 billion will be spent in next 3 years to improve the communication infrastructure in rural areas of Punjab which will be critical in the improvement of agri sector.