PARC Implements on Aghaz-e-Haqooq-e-Balochistan Package.
ISLAMABAD, March 23, 2012 (Balochistan Times): The Federal
government has allowed Pakistan Agricultural Research Council (PARC) to
setup research institutions at Bhawani, Turbat and Khuzdar. Under the
direction of the President and Prime Minister of Pakistan, the PARC
Board of Governors (BoG) has implemented on Aghaze Haqooq-e-Balochistan
Package for socio-economic development. According to project profile,
the Khuzdar Horticulture Research Institute has been established worth
Rs.57.870 million and 21 employees including scientific and supporting
staff appointed. The project aims to undertake research and development
for promotion of horticultural crops using modern technologies, improved
irrigation system aiming at to improve crop production technology.
Meanwhile, Coastal Agricultural Research Station has been established In
Bhawani, Lasbella, Balochistan with a cost of Rs.58.200 million and 23
employees. PARC also established Livestock Research Institute (LRI) at
Turbat, Balochistan worth Rs.57.490 million and 37 employees including
scientific and supporting staff appointed.
(THROUGH ASIA PULSE)