Tag: farmers

Explore Agriculture Potential - Lahore to hold Agri Expo in June

PAR May 21, 2018 0

To showcase Pakistan’s agriculture products and potential for exports, the Punjab agriculture department will hold a two-day Agri Expo 2018 at the Exp...

Govt likely to withdraw cash subsidy on urea sales

PAR Apr 17, 2018 0

The government is likely to end cash subsidy on the sale of urea to farmers and impose a flat 2% sales tax on all fertiliser products in the upcoming...

Cotton seed bags: Punjab government to provide subsidy on approved varieties

PAR Mar 5, 2018 0

The Punjab government has planned to extend subsidy of millions of rupees on approved varieties of cotton seed bags under the banner of Khadim-e-Punja...

Imported cotton: lobby creating hurdles in implementation of ECC decision

PAR Jan 23, 2018 0

A strong lobby, reportedly backed by a cabinet member, is creating hurdles in the implementation of the Economic Co-ordination Committee (ECC) of the...

Cotton edges lower as bearish crop ratings weigh

PAR Sep 21, 2017 0

ICE cotton futures edged down on Tuesday after a federal report on Monday showed less-than-expected damage to the natural fibre caused by storms in th...

NBP committed to empower agriculture sector

par Aug 30, 2017 0

Punjab Finance Minister Dr Aisha Ghaus Pasha and Punjab Agriculture Minister Muhammad Naeem Akhtar Khan Bhabha held a meeting with the National Bank o...

Here’s How A One Window Solution Could Transform Pakistan’s Agriculture

par Aug 30, 2017 0

A single window can connect small holder farmers to obtain services at the click of a button – a concept, envisaged by numerous industry players, but...

SBP Targets 4.27 Million Farmers with its Agri Credit Outreach Program

par Aug 28, 2017 0

The State Bank of Pakistan (SBP) has enhanced the credit outreach target to farmers by one million to 4.27 million in the current financial year 2017-...

Officials From Agricultural Department Get 327 Smartphones

par Aug 21, 2017 0

In Multan, smartphones have been distributed to at least 327 officials from the agricultural department. According to the press release issued by the...

PARC trains 100,000 farmers in last 4 years

par Aug 15, 2017 0

The Pakistan Agriculture Research Council (PARC) has trained about 100,000 farmers of rice, wheat, maize and sugarcane crops across the country during...

Satellite and text messages: Pakistani farmers' new irrigation tools

par Aug 8, 2017 0

It is still beyond farmer Mohammad Ashraf’s comprehension that people in Islamabad can predict that it will rain in the next two days in his village....

Banks disburse agri credit of Rs704.5bn in FY 2016-17: SBP

par Jul 27, 2017 0

KARACHI: The banks disbursed agricultural credit of Rs 704.5 billion in the fiscal year (FY) 2016-17.A State bank of Pakistan (SBP) statement here on...

Meeting sought: Millers press govt to allow surplus sugar export

par Jul 26, 2017 0

LAHORE: The Pakistan Sugar Mills Association Punjab Zone (PSMA), while not agreeing with the government’s policy that does not allow further export of...

Sale of urea resumes on government’s assurance

PAR Jul 5, 2017 0

Fertilizer manufacturers have decided to resume sales of urea after the ministry of finance and ministry of food security & research has given ass...

APTMA rejects federal budget

PAR Jun 1, 2017 0

All Pakistan Textile Mills Association (APTMA) on Wednesday rejected the proposed Federal Budget 2017-18. The government is not serious in implementin...