Tag: sugarcane

Irsa projects big water shortage

PAR Mar 28, 2017 0

Indus River System Authority (Irsa) on Monday projected a 35 percent water shortage for crops in upcoming Kharif season staring from April 1, 2017 fea...

Commerce ministry’s decision irks sugar industry

PAR Mar 20, 2017 0

Sugar industry is reportedly up in arms against the Commerce Ministry after an inter-ministerial panel headed by Commerce Minister Engineer Khurram Da...

SSC considers 22 new seed varieties

PAR Mar 14, 2017 0

The Sindh Seed Council (SSC) will consider 22 new seed varieties of different crops, including 9 of cotton for general cultivation, to enhance per acr...

Additional quantity: Industry seeks to export sugar

PAR Mar 6, 2017 0

The domestic sugar industry has sought permission to export additional quantity of 0.5 million tons of sugar without any rebate to avert default in pa...

Govt allocates Rs 27.96 bln subsidy on fertilizer: Senate told

PAR Mar 3, 2017 0

ISLAMABAD-Minister for National Food Security and Research Sikandar Hayat Bosan Friday told the Senate that the government allocated Rs 27.96 billion...

Analyzing Production Potential of Selected Food and Legume Crops for Food Security in Punjab Pakistan

PAR Feb 20, 2017 0

ABSTRACT: The present study was designed to assess growth rate in area, yield and production of selected major food commodities and to project these...

Sugarcane prices go up in Sindh

PAR Feb 9, 2017 0

The decline in sugarcane area and output in lower Sindh has triggered an upswing in demand which has pushed cane price to Rs200+ per 40kg in this crus...

Grower’s Commentary on Punjab Weather and Wheat Crop Conditions

PAR Jan 26, 2017 0

As per consensus of the growers of Punjab during telephonic survey of 24 districts of Punjab in which R.Y Khan, Rajanpur, D.G Khan, M.Z. Garh, Multan,...

Government urged to help reduce cultivation area of wheat crop

PAR Jan 25, 2017 0

President Pakistan Businessmen and Intellectuals Forum (PBIF), Mian Zahid Hussain has sought the government intervention to reduce area under cultivat...

DAP import suspended by fertilizer importers

PAR Jan 24, 2017 0

The fertilizer importers have announced to suspend import of DAP due to non-payment of over Rs 5 billion subsidy by the federal government. Industry s...

Growers urge government to maintain prices of fertilisers

PAR Jan 11, 2017 0

Different growers' organisations taking strong exception to discontinuation of subsidy on fertilizers with immediate effect have urged the government...

Ministry hints at cancelling sugar export plan

PAR Jan 10, 2017 0

Commerce Minister, Engineer Khurram Dastgir Khan has convened a meeting of sugar price monitoring committee on Wednesday amid reports that sugar price...

Minister sets aside SAB recommendations on sugar export quantity

PAR Jan 4, 2017 0

Commerce Minister, Engineer Khurram Dastgir Khan is said to have set aside the recommendations of Sugar Advisory Board (SAB) on sugar export quantity...

MoC Agrees to Support Sugar Export

PAR Dec 28, 2016 0

Ministry of Commerce (MoC) has reportedly agreed to support export of 225,000 tons of sugar on the recommendation of Sugar Advisory Board (SAB) by Mar...

KBP to raise voice against exploitation of farmers

PAR Dec 27, 2016 0

The Kissan Board Pakistan (KBP) has directed its members to visit the homes and offices of members of parliament of their respective constituencies ur...