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165,000 farmers get interest-free loans

Punjab Agriculture Secretary Muhammad Mehmood on Sunday said the Punjab government had issued interest-free loans to 165,000 farmers. The loans were given under the package introduced by Punjab Chief Minister Shehbaz Sharif, he said in a statement issued here. About interest-free loans, he said 165,000 farmers had obtained loans so far. For Rabi crops, Rs 25,000 per acre was given while for Khareef crops, Rs 40,000 per acre was issued.

App. 165,000 farmers get interest-free loans. The Nation, August 28, 2017.

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