PARC unveils solar powered AC pumping systems


STAFF REPORT ISB: Pakistan Agricultural Research Council (PARC) has introduced and installed solar powered AC pumping system at Talagang in district Chakwal to address the power issues for irrigation.



This system is much economical than the existing DC solar pumping system and is affordable for farming community, said a statement issued by PARC here.



PARC Chairman Dr. Nadeem Amjad and former Chairman PARC Dr. Iftikhar Ahmad inaugurated the solar powered AC pumping system for

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Federal government to install solar pumping & sprinkle irrigation systems for farmers


Staff Report ISB: Following the installation of solar pumping and sprinkle irrigation by Pakistan Agriculture Research Council (PARC) in Fateh Jangh, federal government deliberates to introduce these systems in other areas as well in order to make sure cost effective utilization of irrigation water.

According to the sources, PARC has 500 master trainers with solar pumping and sprinkle irrigation system, who will train farmers in their respective areas to reduce use of water for

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