GOVT SPENDING RS14.13B ON AGRICULTURE SECTOR IN SINDH | NewsUpdate | News and Press Releases from a wide range of Authentic and Reliable resources



Sindh Government is spending 14 point 13 billion rupees on the agriculture sector during the current financial year to give a boost to the sector and facilitate the farmers.

The official sources informed in this regard that a number of schemes are being initiated this year for the purpose that include provision of assistance to farmers for purchase of tractors with the allocation of 500 million rupees and provision of combined harvester on 50 percent subsidized rates with the allocation of 75 million rupees.

Other schemes to be initiated include provision of agriculture equipment at subsidized cost and provision of 141 solar pumps to the farmers while two Controlled Atmospheric Stores and 2 Hot Water Treatment Plants will also be installed under the subsidy scheme that would help proper preservation and storage of vegetables and fruits through hot water treatment and controlled atmospheric storage.

Source: Radio Pakistan


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