He said under this project, agriculture department is installing drip & sprinkler irrigation
on subsidised rates.
'Under this project, Agriculture Department is installing drip and sprinkler irrigation
system, soil Laser land levelling, water channels, converting barren land into productive land with the help of bulldozers on subsidized basis,' he said while addressing a meeting here on Tuesday.
Under the World Bank-funded PIPIP project, the agriculture department is installing drip and sprinkler irrigation
systems, doing laser land leveling, lining water channels, and converting barren land into productive one with the help of bulldozers on subsidised basis.
The spokesman said that drip and sprinkler irrigation
systems were suitable most for crops cultivated on uneven land and for in time water application to olive plants.
Other new schemes are Punjab Irrigated Agriculture Productivity Improvement Project, Promotion of Drip and Sprinkler Irrigation
Systems in Punjab, Maintenance Management System of store for Bulldozers and other equipment of field Wing, Use of Command Area of Mini Dams in Rawalpindi Division, Supply Chain Improvement of selected Agriculture and Livestock Products and Block allocation for Introducing Solar Powered Tube Wells.
For funds for drip or sprinkler irrigation
, the farmers should have at least eight kanal land to apply for the scheme.
The government would provide 80 per cent subsidy on installation of Solar system while the government would also provide 50 per cent subsidy on the installation of Tunnels (Tunnel farm Technology) and 60 per cent subsidy for sprinkler irrigation
in the province, sources added.
In its pursuit we are providing potable water and health care to the surrounding communities, use of recycled water in our orchards through drip and sprinkler irrigation
and planting of 12-14 thousand tree saplings every year.