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KP Govt allocates Rs 1.5870 bln for agriculture sector in budget 2013-14

June 15, 2014

Khyber Pakhtunkhwa Minister for Finance, Siraj-ul-Haq Thursday said that Rs 1.5870 billion have been allocated in upcoming financial year 2014-15 for 46 projects in agriculture sector.

Giving detail of the budget in Provincial Assembly here on Saturday, he said the earmarked amount would be utilized to plant various species of fruits on area of 3470 acres, establishment of fruit nurseries on 32 acres and plantation of 100,000 olive samplings.

He said that other objectives of the allocation included distribution of 7000 metric tons maize seeds among growers, installations of 48 tunnels to promote tunnel farming, installations of 100 solar hand pumps, purchasing of 17 new bulldozers and establishment of fish hatcheries, cattle breeding and vaccination.

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Source: Frontier Star (Pakistan)

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