KP Government Approved Three Projects under the Agriculture Reform Plan

Khyber Pakhtunkhwa government took a revolutionary initiative to promote agriculture in the province. In the light of the directives of Chief Minister Khyber Pakhtunkhwa Mahmood Khan, the Provincial Development Working Party approved three projects under the Agricultural Reform Plan. The present provincial government is taking steps under a coordinated strategy to modernize the agricultural sector in the province, achieve self-sufficiency in agricultural production and create self-employment opportunities for the people by developing the agricultural sector.

  1. Approval of a project to test the fertility of land in Khyber Pakhtunkhwa at a cost of Rs. 60 crore, the nature of fertility of agricultural land in Khyber Pakhtunkhwa will be determined. 450,000 land samples will be tested in a year. Farmers will be registered on Android application.
  2. In the second project, another project of Rs. 87 crore was approved for the promotion of seed (seed) industry. Under this project, 15 seed processing units and 20 new stores will be set up in the province. The duration of the project is 4 Years
  3. PDWP approves Rs 2.9 billion project for research and technology development in agriculture sector, saving Rs 60 crore in the project. The Agriculture Extension will launch an application for agriculture management information systems and agricultural research, while the Livestock Information Helpline 9211 will be upgraded. The project includes upgrading of tele farming network, digital reporting system, crop statistics through satellite imaging, mobile monitoring of field staff, web portal, mobile application and management information system, use of sensors, agriculture drones will be used.
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