Loans must be given to farmers without any delay: CM Maryam

LAHORE  -  Punjab Chief Minister Maryam Nawaz Sharif and PML-N supremo Mian Nawaz Sharif co-chaired a meeting on Monday to review the challenges facing the ag­riculture sector in Punjab. 

The Secretary Agri­culture in his briefing on various projects for the development of ag­riculture apprised that 1.7 MAF of water can be saved by paving 7300 water courses (Kha­laas) in Punjab. 

A proposal to return rainwater to the ground by reverse pumping to improve groundwa­ter levels was also re­viewed in the meeting. Moreover, necessary measures to increase the rate of farm mecha­nization from 35 to 60

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