CS reviews steps taken to improve agriculture sector

CS reviews steps taken to improve agriculture sector

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Punjab Chief Secretary Azam Suleman Khan on Wednesday reviewed other duties inside the agriculture sector within the province, at the side of provision of amenities and training to farmers, use of era to give a boost to production and profitability of commodities, public-private partnership and internship programme for agri graduates.
He reviewed the tasks all over a gathering held at Agriculture Department here. Provincial Minister for Agriculture Noaman Ahmad Langrial moreover attended the assembly that took necessary selections about making improvements to water management and administrative affairs of culmination and vegetable markets, but even so the selections to extend manufacturing of agricultural commodities like pulses, honey, tulsi, saunf, kalvanji, ispaghol and mashroom. The chief secretary (CS) directed the Agriculture Department to take concrete steps for executing the high minister’s particular package deal in order that its benefits may just be successful in the farmers as well as the general public. He moreover issued directions to the officers concerned in regards to the measures to battle locusts’ attack in Bahawalpur and Rahim Yar Khan. He stated the help of the government may also be looked for sporting out areal spray within the affected house.

The CS assured the provincial minister that all similar departments would prolong complete cooperation to the projects in agriculture sector so that the government’s policy on agriculture may well be performed.

Agriculture Secretary Wasif Khursheed briefed the assembly that initially an internship programme was being started at a price of Rs 200 million for agri graduates of 10 tehsils who could be paid a stipend of Rs 35,000 each per month. The interns would impart coaching to farmers about high-value agriculture and learn how to give a boost to profitability, he added.

The CS used to be a professional that a Rs 25 million endeavor have been finalised to toughen honey manufacturing thru use of recent technologies.

The agriculture secretary said this present day 104 fruit and vegetable markets were absolutely sensible in the province. The Agriculture Department has established 32 farmers’ platforms in Model bazaars and 50 within the fruits and vegetables markets the place 169,845 maunds of commodities were offered and as many as 1,685,573 customers have benefited from that, the agriculture secretary mentioned.