Interest free loan provided over 170,000 farmers in ten months

ISLAMABAD: Under Kissan Package interest free loans have been provided to more than one lac seventy thousand farmers in Punjab province during last ten months.

A spokesman of Provincial Agriculture Department talking to Radio Pakistan informed that interest-free loans worth one hundred billion rupees are being provided to those farmers who have atleast twelve point five acres of land.

He said that loans worth forty thousand rupees and twenty thousand rupees are being provided for Kharif and Rabi crop respectively.

He said that agri loans are also being provided to the farmers owning five acres of land, on priority basis. He said that interest-free loan would be provided for next crop.

The spokesman said that registration for getting loan is free of cost and the last date of registration has been extended till the end of next month.