19.4 million metric tons wheat target fixed for Punjab.
FAISALABAD:The agriculture department Punjab has set a target of 19.4 million metric tons for wheat production in the province.
Spokesman of agriculture department said here on Tuesday that a target of 19.4 million tons had been fixed for wheat production, adding that 16.7 million acres of land would be brought under wheat cultivation across the province in this connection.
Giving details, he said that a target of 2,493,123 metric tons would be achieved from Faisalabad division and 1,609,000 metric
tons taget has been fixed for Sargodha division.
Similarly, 1,135,000 acres of land would be brought under wheat cultivation in Rawalpindi division to achieve the production
target of 649,000 metric tons whereas a target of 3,037,000 metric tons had been fixed for Gujranwala Division by cultivating wheat
over 2,669,000 acres of land.
In Sahiwal Division, 1,790,000 metric tons wheat production target had been fixed and for this purpose wheat would be cultivated over 1,266,000 acres of land while a target of 2,567,000 metric tons wheat would be achieved from Multan Division by cultivating wheat over 2,110,000 acres of land.
In Bahawalpur Division, the wheat would be cultivated over 2,226,000 acres of land to achieve target of 2,813,000 metric tons
whereas a target of 1,834,000 metric tons would be achieved from Lahore Division by cultivating wheat over 1,475,000 acres of land
and 2,208,000 metric tons wheat production target had been fixed for Dera Ghazi Khan division, spokesman added.
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|Publication:||Daily the Pak Banker (Lahore, Pakistan)|
|Date:||Oct 31, 2018|
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