LAHORE: The Punjab Provincial Development Working Party on Friday approved three development schemes of livestock and dairy development, and agriculture sectors with an estimated cost of Rs. 11,109.000 million.

These schemes were approved in the 11th meeting of Provincial Development Working Party (PDWP) of current fiscal year 2021-22 presided over by Chairman Planning & Development Board Abdullah Khan Sumbal.

The approved development schemes included provision of silage making machines to the farmers for animal nutrition enhancement at the cost of Rs. 660.000 million, promotion of mechanized agriculture for increasing crop productivity at the cost of Rs. 9,999.000 million and national crop genomics and speed breeding centre for agriculture sustainability at the cost of Rs. 450.000 million. Provincial Secretary P&D Mujahid Sherdil, all members of the Planning & Development Board, provincial secretaries of concerned departments, and other senior representatives of the relevant provincial departments also attended the meeting.

Copyright Business Recorder, 2021

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