The incentives mulled over included an increase in support price besides giving subsidy on seeds and fertilizers.
Chief Minister Punjab Sardar Usman Buzdar on Tuesday said that the provincial government will safeguard the rights of growers at all costs.
In an unprecedented move to facilitate growers, Punjab Chief Minister Usman Buzdar on Thursday said that farmers will be directly paid the price of wheat, sugarcane and other crops.
HYDERABAD: In order to show solidarity with the protesting growers in Sindh, Pakistan Tehreek-e-Insaf (PTI) on Monday, staged a protest outside the press club in Hyderabad. The PTI’s protest was led by Haleem Adil Shaikh and Khawand Bux to show unity with the protesting growers, who are demanding government’s rate of sugarcane. The protesters demanded of Sindh government, to stop alleged injustice with the growers in the province and provide them their due rights for their crops. Poor governance in the province is…
KARACHI: The Sindh cabinet meeting chaired by Chief Minister Syed Murad Ali Shah on Wednesday called for mediation between the sugarcane growers and millers to resolve the ongoing price dispute. The meeting decided to allow the agriculture department to make another effort to find out a workable solution by bringing the stakeholders across table. Minister for Agriculture Sohail Anwer Siyal briefing the cabinet said that the minimum price of sugarcane was fixed at Rs182 per 40 kilograms by Sugarcane Control Board.…
KARACHI: Pakistan People’s Party (PPP) leader Qamar Zaman Kaira on Saturday said that PPP would fully participate with the peasants in their protest because the federal government has ruined the country’s agriculture and the growers of crops in past three years.