Punjab government has developed a strategy for introducing modern techniques for pursuing agriculture sector on modern lines to make it profitable. Under the directives of Punjab Chief Minister, the Agriculture Department has formulated a well-knitted three-year plan costing Rs 4.76 billion for introducing new techniques in agri-sector to enhance per acre yield and to improve the economic conditions of farmer community in Punjab.
Chairman Pakistan Agriculture Research Council (PARC) Dr. Yousuf Zafar on Tuesday 9th of May in Islamabad said that agriculture sector of the country was spontaneously adopting new technologies and implementing research results into farmer’s fields.
He also added “We all have to perform as per our capacity for the betterment of agriculture sector to make the country self-sufficient in food production,” The tunnel farming will help to promote the growing off-season vegetables around the year which will be supportive in improving the economic conditions of the growers of the Province.
The program will cover the way for introducing modern and profitable farming, enhancing productivity, lessening the productivity expenditures, better utilization of fertilizers and pesticides and save the water.