Agri implements distributed to sugarcane farmers

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Staff Reporter

A mega farmers’ day was organized at the office of Department of Agriculture (Extension) under the Prime Minister’s Agricultural Emergency Program regarding the distribution of agricultural machinery and equipment to sugarcane farmers.

Addressing the meeting, MPA Mehr Muhammad Aslam Bharwana said that farmers-friendly policy is our mission and we are always striving to bring innovation in the field of agriculture.

Farmers and farming community should take advantage of modern agricultural technology as the use of modern agricultural equipment is the guarantor of a better future for farmers, he said, adding that soon our country will be self-sufficient in agriculture.

ADC Revenue Shahid Abbas Joya said that the farmers should follow the recommendations of the Department of Agriculture to keep their crops healthy.

Agriculture generates revenue for the national economy, so special attention needs to be paid to this sector.

Deputy Director Agriculture Akhtar Hussain said that the provision of agricultural machinery and equipment at 50% subsidy under the Prime Minister’s Agricultural Emergency Program is an important milestone.