thenews.com.pk 20 Sep, 2020 02:45 am

Agriculture potential of South Punjab to be enhanced

Agriculture potential of South Punjab to be enhanced
MULTAN: South Punjab Agriculture Secretary Saqib Ali Saturday said efforts are underway to enhance agriculture potential of the region.Talking to reporters after visiting Suleman hilly area, the...

Talking to reporters after visiting Suleman hilly area, the agriculture secretary said the South Punjab Agriculture Secretariat has planned promotion of vegetable cultivation in hilly and zig-zag region of Suleman mountain belt bringing fertility to the lands of the region.He said the SPAD has been working to launch a comprehensive scheme of vegetable cultivation in Suleman mountain.The secretary said all the schemes would prove the one step forward to organic farming because the Suleman mountain belt has a very wide scoop for organic farming.He said 98 tracks for travelling have been completed in Suleman mountain belt with 354 kilometers length while the work on six tracks have been in progress.

The secretary said the digital system is being introduced in the first phase in agriculture extension for monitoring and evaluation.The departments concerned are directed to prepare a joint commercial scheme of vegetables cultivation in tehsil Suleman mountains to promote the neglected region.

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