Huge agriculture package worth Rs 82 billion announced by PTI government
ISLAMABAD - Federal government announces huge agriculture plan worth Rs 82 billion, private media gas reported.
A Rs82 billion plan for the agriculture sector has been announced for the agriculture sector by the Ministry of National Food Security and Research (MNFSR) with a target of boosting crop yield, improved water efficiency, livestock and fisheries development.
Also, the purpose of the package is to enable the genesis of agro-markets with an overall aim of elevating small farmers and decreasing rural poverty, reports *Dawn.*
The reframing, founded on the suggestions put forth to Prime Minister Imran Khan by MNFSR Task Force, purses the ‘100 Days Agenda’ and constitutes a share of the Rs200 billion package for the agriculture sector by the provincial and federal governments.
Minister for National Food Security and Research Sahibzada Mehbub Sultan during a press conference on Wednesday guided about the detailed plan which will be executed between two to three years.