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PPIB approves time frames for Thar coal power projects

PAR Jun 8, 2017 0

ISLAMABAD: The Private Power and Infrastructure Board (PPIB), while keeping in view coal supply from Sindh Engro Coal Mining Company, has approved tim...

Senate body suggests enhancing loan amount for farmers

PAR Jun 7, 2017 0

The Senate Standing Committee on National Food Security and Research on Tuesday recommended the government to enhance amount of loan announced in the...

Hearing of sugarcane growers’ petitions adjourned

PAR May 19, 2017 0

The Lahore High Court Thursday adjourned to May 24 the hearing of the petitions of sugarcane growers seeking payments from various banks for further a...

Govt initiated milestone steps for farmers’ uplift

PAR May 9, 2017 0

Agriculture Minister Punjab Muhammad Naeem Akhtar Bhabha Monday said the PML-N government has taken historic steps for ushering in socio-economic and...

Kisan Board wants equal rights for women farmers

PAR May 4, 2017 0

LAHORE: Kisan Board Pakistan (KBP) has urged the government to implement legislation for men and women working in agricultural fields and farms so tha...

Ministry refuses to write off Balochistan farmers’ loans

PAR Apr 20, 2017 0

Finance Ministry has refused to write off Rs 7.8 billion outstanding agricultural loans against around 12,000 farmers of Balochistan due to financial...

250 farmers engage in training workshops on soil fertility

PAR Apr 3, 2017 0

Around 250 farmers were engaged in four training workshops on soil fertility, sustainable rice production and water productivity. Three village traini...

Farmers’ protest day today

PAR Mar 22, 2017 0

Different farmers' organisations have decided to observe March 22nd as 'Protest Day' which was designated in 1993 by the United Nations as 'World Wate...

Punjab agri dept starts marketing service for growers

PAR Mar 13, 2017 0

Punjab Agriculture Department has launched modern agriculture marketing service for farmers in order to keep them updated about daily prices of agri-c...

Growers warn to launch protest against artificial water crisis

PAR Mar 6, 2017 0

The large number of the small growers and peasants and elected representatives hailing from different towns and cities of district Badin organised an...

118 small farmers of Balochistan trained under RADP

PAR Mar 2, 2017 0

Ministry of National Food Security and Research in collaboration with Pakistan Agricultural Research Council (PARC) has trained 7th batch of 118 small...

Farmers laud govt initiatives to promote olive cultivation

PAR Feb 24, 2017 0

Anjuman Kashtkaran Punjab (AKP) has appreciated the Punjab Agriculture Department initiative to promote cultivation of olive crop. AKP President Rana...

Farmers advised to remove weeds

PAR Feb 23, 2017 0

The Met Office on Wednesday asked the growers to remove weeds from their fields to help standing crops consume existing soil moisture fully for a full...

Tunnel farming more productive than traditional

PAR Feb 13, 2017 0

The tunnel farming technology for vegetable production has gained popularity among the small growers and farmers in the district. Agriculture departm...

CM for Small Farmers Development Corporation

PAR Feb 10, 2017 0

Punjab Chief Minister Shehbaz Sharif presided over a meeting in which headway of implementation of Kissan Package and provision of interest-free loans...