thenews.com.pk 20 Sep, 2020 04:30 am

Technology based farms to be created to promote agricultural exports’

Technology based farms to be created to promote agricultural exports’
Islamabad : The present government would introduce state-of-the-art technology in agriculture sector through creating 500 technology based farms initially in the country to promote export-based...

Islamabad September 20, 2020 Islamabad : The present government would introduce state-of-the-art technology in agriculture sector through creating 500 technology based farms initially in the country to promote export-based agriculture under the novel project of Precision Agriculture.Under the project of Precision Agriculture, Chaudhry Fawad said two, five and 12.This was revealed by Federal Minister for Science and Technology, Chaudhry Fawad Hussain while talking to APP.“Agriculture sector is considered as the backbone for Pakistan’s economy and can contribute a big share in Gross Development Product through adopting the modern technology.

Therefore, his ministry is endeavouring to introduce modern technology for improving agriculture practices and boost the production level of different crops which would boost economy as well as make the farmers prosperous,” he said.5 acres farms would be given technology packages including drone, water censors, pesticides censors, packaging facility, seed selection etc.

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