November 01, 2013
Punjab Government plans to sell 100,000 packets of different vegetables for current Rabi season across the province to promote kitchen gardening and has also panned various seminars and other programmes to create awareness amongst the masses about the benefit of kitchen gardening. Punjab Minister for Agriculture Dr Farrukh Javed will chair a seminar in this regard being held on Friday at the Punjab University’s Institute of Agricultural Sciences.
According to a spokesman of the Punjab Agriculture Department (PAD), agricultural experts will deliver lectures about utility and benefit of kitchen gardening and the way people can adopt this healthy habit at their home. The seminar will be attended by growers, house wives and students of the university while similar programmes have also been arranged in other cities of the province.
The Spokesman stated that keeping in view the popularity of this scheme and in line with the vision of the Chief Minister Punjab it has been decided to continue this programme. Courtesy BR