PM emergency program to increase wheat production inaugurated

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Staff Reporter

Rawalpindi

Wheat is being cultivated on a total of 1 crore 95 lakh acres in Punjab province with an increase of 2 lakh acres, which is estimated to produce 100 million tonnes, which is more than 2 million tonnes from last year, Punjab Agriculture Minister Malik Noman Ahmed said. Lingreal said that inauguration of wheat sown 2019-20 per acre of wheat production under the Prime Minister’s Agricultural Emergency Program.
Syed Samsam Bukhari Minister for consolidation of Holdings, Punjab, Dr Anjum Ali Director General Agriculture (Extension), Dr. Ghazanfar Ali Managing Director Punjab Seed Corporation, Mudassar Abbas Director Agriculture Information, Punjab and a large number of farmers were present. Minister for Agriculture Malik Nauman Ahmad Langrial addressed the gathering of farmers and said that Under the Prime Minister’s Agricultural Emergency Program, more than Rs 9 billion is being provided to the farmers for subsidized varieties of seeds and agricultural machinery, which in the coming days will increase the average yield per acre of wheat in the province by 7 per acre.
There will be food security in the province, he added. According to the vision of Punjab Prime Minister Imran Khan, the Punjab government is taking every possible step for the welfare of the farmers under the leadership of Chief Minister Usman Buzdaar, which will increase the income of the farmers and increase the yield per acre. Speaking on the occasion, Minister for Holdings Samsam Bukhari said that agriculture is the main focus of the policy set by the Prime Minister of Pakistan and many steps will be taken to ensure the prosperity of the farmers in the coming years. This will increase agricultural exports and start a new era of prosperity will begin.