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Drip irrigation system being installed on subsidy: Bhutta.

ISLAMABAD:Punjab Special Secretary Agriculture Marketing Ehsaan Bhutta has said that prosperity of farmers is being ensured under the "Punjab Irrigated Agriculture Productivity Improvement Project".

According to Radio Pakistan he said that under the project, drip and sprinkle irrigation system is being installed on subsidy and water channels are being cemented.

He said that the project is under way with the support of the World Bank and it will cost around Rs 67 billion.

He said that the Punjab government is providing 60 per cent subsidy on installation of drip irrigation system adding Ehsaan Bhutta said that drip irrigation system helps save up to 50 percent water and the accurate watering leads to minimum growth of weeds.

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Publication:Daily the Pak Banker (Lahore, Pakistan)
Geographic Code:9INDI
Date:Aug 20, 2018
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