Govt providing subsidy on canola cultivation: minister

LAHORE:Provincial Agriculture Minister Naeem Akhtar Khan Bhabha has said that all-out efforts will be made for progress and prosperity of farmers.

He was addressing a seminar on “Canola Cultivation and its Advantages” in Jalalpur, says a press release issued here on Saturday.

Promoting cultivation of oil-producing crops would not only help save foreign exchange but also bring prosperity to farmers, he added.

He said that a campaign regarding cultivating oil-producing crops on maximum area was in progress. We want farmers to earn maximum profit by using less resources, he said adding that the provincial government has provided huge subsidy on cultivation of canola to achieve this target.”