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محکمہ زراعت پنجاب کا فصلوں کا ر یکار ڈ کمپیو ٹرائز ڈ کر نے کا فیصلہ

ہفتہ 9 مارچ بیما ر یو ں کے خاتمہ اور ز ر عی ا نقلا ب کے لیے فصلوں کا ر یکا ر ڈکمپیو ٹرائز کر نے کا فیصلہ کر لیا گیا ۔ ا س حوا لہ سے محکمہ زراعت نے اقدا ما ت شروع کر د یے ہیں۔سرگودھا:  محکمہ زراعت پنجا ب نے مختلف مو سموں میں اگا ئی جا نیوالی فصل کو کیڑ ے مکوڑوں سے محفو ظ بنا نے، بروقت اسپر ے اور پا نی سمیت ہرقسم کی معلو ما ت کو کمپیو ٹرائز کر نے کا فیصلہ کیا ہے، تمام ز میندوا ر وں سے مختلف سیز ن میں کا شت کی جا نے وا لی فصلوں کا ر یکا ر ڈ لے کر اسے کمپیو ٹرائز کیا جا ئے…

Wheat procurement: Punjab fixes four million tons target for fiscal year 2014

November 20, 2012 M RAFIQUE GORAYA The Punjab government has fixed wheat procurement target for FY 2013-14 at 4 million tons to beef up its wheat stocks. Punjab contributes nearly 80 percent of the total wheat production. Senior Advisor Sardar Zulfiqar Ali Khan Khosa presided over a high-level meeting here on Monday to finalise arrangements for next year's wheat procurement campaign. Special Assistant to CM, Manshaullah Butt, Secretaries of finance, agriculture, food and industry…

Rice export orders witness 60pc fall

November 19, 2012 LAHORE - The rice export orders have registered a sharp decline of 60 per cent than last year, as the artificial hike in prices of paddy, apart from causing inflation in the country, has knocked the exporters out of the international markets due to ineffective pricing against neighbouring country of India, industry sources stated on Sunday. They said that Pakistan produces 6 million tons of rice while local consumption is just 2 million tons. Rest of 4 million tons…

Punjab asks to prefer irrigation over hydro-power generation

November 19, 2012 M RAFIQUE GORAYA The Punjab government called upon the federal government to give preference to sowing, growing and maturing the strategic Rabi 2012-13 season crops including staple food wheat in the use of available water in the dams rather than generation of hydro-power during the winter period, Punjab Irrigation officials told BR. They said the federal government called a meeting of provincial irrigation canal regulators in Islamabad to formulate a…

Punjab government criticised for sugarcane price

November 01, 2012: Kisan Board Pakistan (KBP) Chief Sardar Zafar Hussein Khan reacting to the announcement of the Punjab government to fix minimum purchase price of sugarcane at Rs 170 per maund has claimed it is not sufficient enough to even recover the input cost of the growers. 'Sugarcane growers have to suffer a loss of Rs 15,000 to 20,000 per acre at the minimum price notified by the Cane Commissioner Punjab,' Zafar said in a statement issued here on Wednesday. He severely criticised…

Minimum purchase price of sugarcane fixed at Rs 170 per 40kg

October 31, 2012: The Punjab government has fixed minimum purchase price of sugarcane for the season 2012-13 at Rs 170 per 40 kilograms or Rs 425 per 100 kilograms (per quintal). In an announcement made here on Tuesday, the minimum purchase price is fixed at the factory gate as well as at the Cane Purchase Centres for the current crushing season. However, sugar factories may deduct from the purchase price, the transportation charges incurred by them on the cane purchased at purchase…

Water scarcity, high prices of inputs could badly hit wheat sowing: Aulakh

October 22, 2012: Punjab Minister for Agriculture Malik Ahmad Ali Aulakh warned that scarcity of water and high prices of agricultural inputs could badly hit wheat sowing; he also claimed that the Punjab is likely to get another bumper wheat crop. "New dams like Kalabagh dam have become inevitable in this situation but the Federal Government badly failed to evolve national consensus on this important issue," he said while addressing a news conference. He said that 80 new varieties were…

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