BAHAWALPUR: Provincial Minister for Cooperative Malik Muhammad Iqbal Channar has said that government of Punjab’s massive Kisan Package amounting to Rs 100 billion would inject tangible financial input into the agriculture sector which would revolutionize our rural based agro economy on scientific lines.
This historic Kisan Package is the practical reflection of Chief Minister Punjab’s special attachment with the millions of peasants and farmers who would be the real beneficiaries of this financial assistance.
He made these remarks while addressing a public gathering of farmers and peasants at Lal Suhanra, district Bahawalpur on Wednesday.
“100 billion rupees Kisan package, 300 billion rupees safe water project and 100 billion rupees rural road expansion initiatives of extending modern socio physical infrastructure to the common people which would accelerate the pace of march towards egalitarian society”, Provincial Minister Malik Muhammad Iqbal Channar maintained.
He further maintained that government of Punjab has devised a financial mechanism with the collaboration of federal government to extend direct financial subsidy to the farmers under the direction of Prime Minister Muhammad Nawaz Sharif.
Later, Provincial Minister Malik Muhammad Iqbal Channar inaugurated a new cotton factory project.
Source: Business Recorder
Byline: Parvez Jabri
November 23, 2016