Rs 230.805m to be disbursed among growers

Sawan Khaskhel

According to the details 230.805 million were being distributed among 9103 flood affected small growers under Wheat Seed Subsidy Cash Program of district Badin. In the first phase of the Wheat Seed Subsidy Cash Program total Rs, 5000 thousand is being disbursed per acre to the growers holding agricultural land up to 12 acres. The growers hailing from different flood affected union councils of five Talukas including Badin, Tando Bago, Talhar, Golarchi and Matli were being received the Cash Subsidy.

202 women growers were also entitled to receive the wheat seed subsidy cash among 9103 growers of district Badin. The disbursement of the amount has been started from last day when more than five centers have been established among two centers in Matli and one each taluka of district Badin. All Assistant Commissioners of respective Talukas will lead the cash disbursement proceedings with coordination of Mukhtiarkars and they will provide the facilitation to the growers for receiving the cash easily.

Deputy Commissioner Badin, Agha Shahnawaz Khan has advised the growers that only eligible growers should approach the centers and those whose names were included in the lists issued by Sindh Government saying that no deduction will be tolerated during the disbursement of the amount to the eligible growers.

It is pertinent to mention that more than 3.6 million acres of Kharif crops have been destroyed out of 4.4 million acres and growers suffered the loss of Rs. 432 billion.