Smart technology: Punjab project to revamp agriculture

The Punjab government is revamping the agriculture sector

APP January 19, 2017

LAHORE: The Punjab government’s project for ‘Promotion of high-value agriculture through provision of climate smart technology’ will change the fate of agriculture sector in the province, said Punjab Agriculture Secretary Muhammad Mahmood on Thursday. He said that the project aimed at enhancing crop and water productivity through application of modern irrigated agriculture development technologies. The Punjab government is revamping the agriculture sector to utilise its full potential for prosperity in the province and well-being of the farmers, said Mahmood. He said that interventions envisaged under the proposed project would entail promotion of hi-tech technologies including solar system and tunnel technology for enhancing crop yields and alleviating poverty in the province.

Published in The Express Tribune, January 20th, 2017.

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