Ongoing

National Projects

Name of the Project: National Program for Improvement of Watercourses in Pakistan (Phase-II)-The Punjab Component

Total Cost: Rs. 46,255.356 Million (PSDP = Rs. 10,256.768, ADP = RS. 18,333.054, and Farmers’ Contribution = Rs. 17,665.534 Million)

Gestation Period: Five Years (2019-20 to 2023-24)

Allocation during 2019 - 20: ADP: Rs. 1,651.389 Million

Target

Over the year, following targets are to be achieved:

  • Improvement of 2,500 Unimproved Watercourses
  • Additional Lining of 7,500 Already Improved Watercourses - up to 50 %
  • Provision of 9,500 LASER Land Leveling Units
  • Construction of 3,000 On-Farm Water Storage Tanks/ Ponds

 

  Name of the Project

National Program for Enhancing Profitability through increasing Productivity of Wheat

  Total Cost

16518.70 Million

  Gestation Period

Five Years (2019-20 to 2023-24)

  Allocation during 2019-20

1710.676 Million

   

  Targets

  • Provision of 259,832 tons of Gypsum to farmers on 50% subsidy for restoring 86,610 acres of salt affected soil.
  • Growing of Jantar in rice-wheat cropping system and incorporation into soil on 99,900 hectares
  • Provision of 4,007 Zero Tillage Drills, 6,680 Dry Sowing Drills, 2,374 Wattar Drills, 1187 Wheat Bed Planters and 1187 slashers
  • Seed replacement by provision of 216,457 tons of certified wheat seed on subsidy for 4,329,140 acres
  • Weed management on 70% area i.e. 4,793,400 hectares
  • Laying out of 25000 Demonstration Plots
  • Holding of 300 Mega Gathering and 8333 Farmers Days on Demonstration Plots

 

  Name of the Project

National Program for Enhancing Profitability through Increasing Productivity of Rice

  Total Cost

Rs. 9988.388 Million (Punjab Share: Rs. 4830.760 Million, Federal Share: Rs. 1497.000 Million, Farmers’ Share: Rs. 3660.628 Million)

  Gestation Period

Five Years (2019-20 to 2023-24)

  Allocation during 2019-20

Rs. 946.016 Million (ADP/Punjab = Rs. 738.769; PSDP/Federal = Rs. 207.247 Million)

   

  Targets

  • Provision of following Agricultural Machinery/Implements on 50% cost sharing basis: 
    • Riding type Transplanters (450 Nos.)
    • Walk-after type Transplanters (250 Nos.)
    • Nursery Raising Machines (450 Nos.)
    • Direct Seeding Rice Drills (900 Nos.)
    • Water Tight Rotavator (800 Nos.)
    • Rice Straw Chopper and Disc Plow/MB Plow Sets (750 Nos.)
    • Knapsack Power Sprayer (2450 Nos.)
  • Provision of Certified Seed on 50% cost sharing basis (229,285 Mounds)
  • Establishment of Demonstration Plots for showcasing (3,625 Nos.)
  • Provision of Financial Assistance to farmers @ Rs.1500/Acre for promoting Paddy Specific Harvesters (453,518 acres)
  • Provision of Weedicides on 30% cost sharing basis (725,200 acres)
  • Mega Farmer’s gatherings by Punjab Govt. (180 Nos.)
  • Provision of Micronutrients on 50% cost sharing basis (181,300 acres)
  • Appreciation of best rice growers at district level and provincial level through Rice Yield Competition (240 Nos.) 

 

  Name of the Project

National Oilseed Enhancement Program (NOEP)

  Total Cost

5114.999 Million

  Gestation Period

Five Years  2019-20 to 2023-24

  Allocation during 2019-20

Total (In Million)  = 535.527 (Fed = 206.980, PB = 328.547)

   

  Targets

  • Subsidy on Oilseed implements= 150 Units
  • Seed Subsidy(acres)  = (Sesame = 360,000, Sunflower = 278,600, Canola = 211,400)
  • Demonstration Plots (Sesame = 75, Sunflower = 150, Canola = 150)
  • Mega Farmers Gathering = 225 Total
  • Yield Competitions =  (9 at divisional level , one at Provincial level each year)

 

   Name of the Project

National Program for Enhancing Profitability through Increasing Productivity of Sugarcane

  Total Cost

2726.900 Million

  Gestation Period

Five Years (2019-20 to 2023-24)

   
  Targets
  • No. of implements to be distributed on 50% subsidy = 5025
  • No. of demonstration plots established = 2960
  • No. of mega farmer gatherings to be held = 270
  • No. of farmer days to be held = 986
  • No. of acres subsidized for zinc sulphate = 297010
  • No. of acres subsidized for inter cropping September planting = 13000
  • No. of sugarcane yield competition winner farmer rewarded = 168
  • No. of bio-agent cards to be increased over annual target = 1012500

Provincial Projects

On-Farm Water Management Punjab

Agricultural Field Punjab

Ayub Agriculture Research Institute Faisalabad

Extension and Adaptive Research

Soil Survey of Punjab

Planning and Evaluation Cell Punjab

    Floriculture (T and R) Punjab