Ongoing

  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

  Targets

  • Improvement of 2,500 Unimproved Watercourses
  • Additional Lining of 7,500 already Improved Watercourses - upto 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 increasingProductivity of Wheat

  Total Cost

  16518.70 Million

  Gestation Period

  5 years (2019-20 to 2023-24)

  Allocation during 2019-20

  1710.676 Million

  Targets

  1. Provision of 259,832 tons of Gypsum to farmers on 50% subsidy for restoring 86,610 acres  salt affected soil.
  2. Growing of Jantar in rice-wheat cropping system and incorporation into soil on 99,900 hectares.
  3. Provision of 4,007 Zero Tillage Drills, 6,680 Dry Sowing Drills, 2,374 Wattar Drills, 1187   Wheat Bed Planters & 1187 Slashers.
  4. Seed replacement by provision of 216,457 tons of certified wheat seed on subsidy for 4,329,140 acres.
  5. Weed management on 70% area i.e. 4,793,400 hectares.
  6. Laying out of 25000 Demonstration plots.
  7. 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 Millions (Punjab Share: Rs. 4830.760 Millions, Federal Share: Rs. 1497.000 Millions, Farmers’ Share: Rs.     3660.628 Millions)

  Gestation Period

  60 Months (2019-20 to 2023-24)

  Allocation during 2019-20

  Rs. 946.016 Millions (ADP/Punjab = Rs. 738.769; PSDP/Fed. = Rs. 207.247 Millions)

  Targets

 Sr.#

  KPI

 Milestone/Target

2019-20

2020-21

2021-22

2022-23

2023-24

1

 No. of Riding type Transplanters to be   distributed

30

110

140

170

 

2

 No. of Walk-after type Transplanters to be   distributed

20

58

74

98

 

3

 No. of Nursery Raising Machines to be   distributed

30

110

140

170

 

4

 No. of DSR drills to be distributed

100

230

280

290

 

5

 No. of Water tight Rotavators to be   distributed

100

210

230

260

 

6

 No. of Rice Straw Choppers and/or MB   plows/Disc Plows to be  distributed

50

200

240

260

 

7

 No. of subsidized Knapsack Power   Sprayers to be distributed

250

640

750

810

 

8

 No. of Acres to be covered for certified   seed  adoption (acres)

181300

217560

326340

543900

543900

9

 No. of acres to be subsidized for   weedicides  through E-vouchers (acres)

145040

145040

145040

145040

145040

10

 No. of acres to be subsidized for   micronutrients through E-vouchers (acres)

36260

36260

36260

36260

36260

11

 Number of acres to be harvested with rice   harvester

36260

90918

145040

181300

 

12

 No. of D-Plots to be established

725

725

725

725

725

13

 No. of Mega Farmer gatherings  to be held   (Punjab)

36

36

36

36

36

14

 No. of rice yield competition winner farmers   to be rewarded

48

48

48

48

48

 

 

  Name of the Project

  National Oilseed Enhancement Program (NOEP)

  Total Cost

  5114.999 Million

  Gestation Period

  5 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 Command Area of Small and Mini Dams in Barani Areas of Pakistan-The Punjab   Component
  Total Cost    Rs. 3,712.612 million
  Gestation Period   Five (05) years (2019-20 to 2023-24)
  Allocation during 2019-20   Rs. 126.643 million
  Targets
  • Construction of 480 Farm Ponds
  • Installation of 480 Solar Pumping System for Farm Ponds
  • Development 736 Dugwell
  • Installation of 736 Solar Pumping System on Dugwells
  • Development 600 Watercourse
  • Provision of 500 LASER Land Leveling Units

 

   Name of the Project

  National Program for Enhancing Profitability through Increasing Productivity of Sugarcane

  Total Cost

  2726.900 Million

  Gestation Period

  5 Years (2019-20 to 2023-24)

  Targets

S#   KPI's  Milestone/Targets

1

  Distribution of Chisel plough on 50 % cost sharing basis

  2,291

2

  Distribution of Early hill-up Ridger on 50 % cost sharing basis

  1,142

3

  Distribution of Sugarcane Planter on 50 % cost sharing basis

  450

4

  Distribution of Granular Pesticide Applicator on 50 % cost   sharing basis

  1142

5

  Laying out of Demonstration of GAP (Weed/Pest   Management   &  Nutrient Management) 

  2960

6

  Holding of Mega Farmer Gatherings.

  270

7

  Holding of Farmer Days.

  986

8

  Appreciation of  Best Growers at District and Provincial level.

  168

9

  Provision of micronutrients (Zinc sulphate) on 50% cost   sharing   basis. (Acres)

  297,010 acres

10

  Provision of subsidy for Intercropping & September planting   (Acres)

  13,000 acres

11

  No of Bio-agent cards to be increased over annual target

  1,012,500 Bio-   agent cards

 

 

  Name of the Project    Punjab Irrigated-Agriculture Productivity Improvement Project (PIPIP)-Revised
  Total Cost    67,459 (US$ 654.00)  (IDA : 250, IBRD –AF : 130)
  Gestation Period   Nine Years (2012-13 to 2020-21) 
  Original – 60 months (July 2012 to June 2017)
  Additional Financing  – 48 months (July 2017 to June 2021)
  Allocation during 2019-20   Rs. 4,131.469 Million
  Targets
  • Improvement of 6,100 un-improved watercourses
  • Completion of 4,000 Partially Improved Watercourses
  • Rehabilitation of 3,400 Irrigation Schemes in Non-Canal Command Area
  • Installation of High Efficiency Irrigation Systems on 120,000 Acres
  • Provision of 5,000 LASER units to the farmers/ service providers

 

  Name of the Project    Optimizing Watercourse Conveyance Efficiency through Enhancing Lining Length 
  Total Cost    PKR 9,287.862 Million
  Gestation Period   Five Years (2015-16 to 2019-20) 
  Allocation during 2019-20    Rs. 45.058 Million
  Targets
  • Re-Activation of 2,900 WUAs
  • Additional Lining of 2,900 Community W/Cs
  • Additional Lining of 100 Govt. Farms W/Cs

 

  Name of the Project    PILOT TESTING OF INNOVATIVE TECHNOLOGIES TO IMPROVE WATER USE EFFICIENCY
  Total Cost   Rs. 50.88 Million
  Gestation Period   3 Years (2019-20 to 2021-22)
  Allocation during 2019-20    Rs. 10.000 Million
  Targets
  • Research & Development Activities at Water Management Research Farm (WMRF)
  • Conducting 20 Farmer's Field Day for Awareness Creation
  • Establishment of 18 Technology Transfer Centres (TTCs)
  • Farm Layout Planning & Designing and LASER land levelling on 270 acres
  • Provision of 18 Soil Testing Kits
  • Installation of 90 Flow Measuring Devices
  • Provision of 990 Nakkas of two different types
  • Installation of 54 Soil Moisture Monitoring Gadgets
  • Training & Capacity Building 5 technical courses for OFWM staff

 

  Name of the Project    PROMOTION OF HIGH VALUE AGRICULTURE THROUGH SOLARIZATION OF DRIP & SPRINKLER IRRIGATION   SYSTEMS
  Total Cost    Rs. 3,678.379 million
  Gestation Period   3 Years (2019-20 to 2021-22)
  Allocation during 2019-20   Rs. 600.000 million
  Targets
  • Installation of solar systems on 20,000 acres for operation of high efficiency irrigation systems (HEIS)

 

  Name of the Project    Horizontal Land Development in South Punjab
  Total Cost    Rs. 2000.00 million
  Gestation Period   2019-20 to 2020-21
  Allocation during 2019-20   Rs. 779.272 million
  Targets
  • Procurement of 34 Nos. of bulldozers alongwith auxiliary parts and accessories  (29 number of 125-140 horsepower and 05 number of 200-225 horsepower bulldozers) for land development and Rodkohi work in South Punjab

 

  Name of the Project    Strengthening of Well Drilling Services thgrough Procurement of Power Drilling Rigs
  Total Cost    Rs. 600.00 million
  Gestation Period   2019-20 to 2020-21
  Allocation during 2019-20   Rs. 1.00 million
  Targets   Procurement of 02 Nos. power drilling for Barani areas of Punjab

 

  Name of the Project    Rehabilitation of eroded, Gullied Land through Soil Conservation Measures in Hill torrent / Barani Area of   Southern Punjab
  Total Cost    Rs. 367.120 million (Government Share = Rs. 300.00 million and Farmer Share = Rs. 67.120 million
  Gestation Period   2019-20 to 2021-22
  Allocation during 2019-20   Rs. 100.00 million
  Targets   Earthen Bunds 90
  Ponds 85
  Digging Ponds 35
  Water Storage Tank 48
  Spillways 95
  Inlets / Out lets 94
  Retaining walls 58
  Spurs 60
  Dug Wells 35
  Lift Irrigation Systems 60

 

   Name of the Project

    Identification of Dominant Soil Series in Punjab and Capacity Building through Soil Survey & Mineralogical     Components

   Total Cost

   114.929  (Millions)

   Gestation Period

   July 2018 – 30th June 2021

   Allocation during 2019-20

   Rs. 70 Million

  Targets

 

Soil Survey component

 

Item

Unit/Target

(2018-19)

(2019-20)

(2020-21)

 
 

Purchase of Hardware

6

6

0

0

 

Survey of Experimental sites

285

57

125

86

 

Soil samples

6000

1200

3000

1800

 

Map preparation

285

57

125

86

 

Report writing

285

0

0

285

 

Training/Capacity building

150

45

60

45

 

Purchase of Machinery Equipment

3

0

100

0

 

Purchase of Hardware

10

0

100

0

 

Soil samples analysis

6000

20%

40%

60%

 

Field Experiment

-

-

50%

50%

 

Map Preparation

-

-

-

100%

 

Report writing

-

-

-

100%

 

 

  Name of project

  Developing Pothwar into an Olive Valley. 

  Total cost 

  Rs. 2629.786 m
  Govt. Share: 1672.446m
  Farmer Share: 957.34 m

  Gestation period 

  2015-16 to 2019-20

  Allocation during 2019-20

  Rs. 233.000 million 

  Total targets 

  Olive cultivation on 15,100 acres of land with provision of 2,038,500 certified nursery plants.
  Need-based promotional incentives like water source development and drip irrigation system to farmers through private   sector.
  Capacity building of private sector for acclimatization of nursery plants, and provision of technical assistance to olive   growers for layout, plantation, orchard and irrigation management.

 

  Name of Project

  Diversification to high value cropping through promotion of horticulture.

  Total cost 

  Rs. 1042.772 million (Govt. Share Rs.780.000 m, Farmers Share 262.772 m)

  Gestation Period 

  2016-17 to 2020-21

  Allocation during 2019-20

  Rs. 50.000 million 

  Total targets   

  Date palm

  •   Plantation of 36,700 exotic Date palm plants (five varieties) on 367 acres in nine districts of Southern Punjab
  •   Establishment of three multiplication blocks at three research centers
  •   Training of farmers for orchard management
  •   Capacity building of private sector or firms in terms of acclimatization and ultimate technical assistance to Date palm   growers 

  Seed Less Kinnow

  •   Production of 55,000 true to type seedless Kinnow saplings through public and private sector.
  •   Establishment of four multiplication blocks at four research centers
  •   Training of nursery men for nursery raising and farmers for orchard management

 

  Name of project

  Introduction and adaptation of high value crops and fruits in climatic conditions of Punjab.

  Total cost 

  Rs. 34.565 million

  Gestation period 

  2015-16 to 2019-20

  Allocation during 2019-20

  Rs. 3.467 million 

  Total targets 

  • Acquisition of promising cultivars of Avocado, Chiku, Nectarine/peaches, Pistachio, Berries, Passion fruit, Mangosteen, Fig and Grapes and their evaluation for adaptability, fruit yield and quality.
  • To promote diversified, climate resilient agricultural production systems in the changing environmental scenario for sustainable livelihood earnings.
  • Technical Assistance and Capacity Building of orchard growers in fruit production.
  • To promote fruit crop production for increased economic returns.
  • To ensure the regular availability of fruits for nutrition, industrial and medicinal use.
  • To explore the export potential of high value fruits for increased national income.
  • In initial three years of the project, maximum available varieties (up to 6 best exotic varieties of each fruit plant) of these fruits will be imported / procured. Fifty plants of each fruit of different varieties will be imported in each of the first three years and will be evaluated at BARI, Chakwal. 

 

  Name of project

  Up-gradation of AARI Infrastructure, Faisalabad.

  Total cost 

  Rs. 297.279 million

  Gestation period 

  2017-18 to 2019-20

  Allocation during 2019-20

  Rs. 206.602 million 

  Total targets 

  • To upgrade the laboratories and infrastructure of AARI, Faisalabad for safe and pleasant working environment.
  • Safety of sophisticated instruments in the laboratories.

 

  Name of project

  Improvement of Production Technology in Garlic and Ginger.

  Total cost 

  Rs. 64.152 million

  Gestation period 

  2016-17 to 2019-20

  Allocation during 2019-20

  Rs. 18.333 million 

  Total targets 

  • Introduction, evaluation and popularization of machinery for farm operations in garlic crop production.
  • Establishment of multiplication block at Vegetable Research Institute, Faisalabad.
  • Training of farmers for garlic crop management and use of imported and evaluated machinery.
  • Capacity building Agriculture Extension Staff and Farmers in garlic production technology.

 

  Name of project   Provision of Lab. and field equipment for Development of Basmati Rice Hybrids Resistant to Bacterial Leaf Blight,   Flood  and Salinity in Punjab.
  Total cost    Rs. 44.010 million
  Gestation period    2015-16 to 2019-20
  Allocation during 2019-20   Rs. 5.655 million 
  Total targets 
  • To develop Basmati rice hybrids resistant to bacterial leaf blight, flood and salinity in Punjab.
  • To develop basmati hybrid rice seed production technology.
  • Ultimately, replacement of Basmati variety with Basmati rice hybrids.

 

  Name of project   Construction of Separate Washrooms for Female Staff.
  Total cost    Rs. 45.311million
  Gestation period   2019-20
  Allocation during 2019-20   Rs. 50.000 million 
  Total targets    To establish separate washrooms / Toilets for female employees of Ayub Agricultural Research Institute at AARI campus   and its allied offices, Field wing of Agriculture Department and Agriculture Secretariat Lahore.

 

  Name of project   Provision of Additional Research Facilities for Development of Heat Resilient Maize Hybrids at Maize & Millets   Research   Institute.
  Total cost    Rs.48.000 million
  Gestation period    2015-16 to 2019-20
  Allocation during 2019-20   Rs. 3.630 million 
  Total targets 
  • Development and screening of 500 local inbred lines against high temperature
  •  (above  40 °C)
  • Screening of new hybrids against heat stress and diseases in yield trials.
  • Constitution of 400 hybrids using heat resilient maize inbred lines.
  • Evaluation of promising hybrids versus multinational hybrids in research cum demonstration trials.
  • Standardization of maize hybrid seed production technology.

 

  Name of project   Commissioned Research for Development of Cotton Seed. 
  Total cost    Rs. 320.363 million
  Gestation period    2016-17 to 2020-21
  Allocation during 2019-20   Rs. 95.769 million 
  Total targets    A. Cotton Research Institute, Multan & its Allied Stations
  • Acquisition of new germplasm for broaden genetic variability – a base for genetic improvement
  • Screening of local as well as exotic existing germplasm against cotton diseases
  • Incorporation of double Bt gene against bollworms and glyphosate resistance from exotic or local sources.
  • Insertion of CLCuV resistance, heat & drought tolerance and better fiber quality through conventional breeding for development of climate smart varieties
  • Production of  pure seed and enhancement of seed quality
  • Biosafety clearance of the developed Bt lines
  • Development of Production Technology
  B. Muhammad Nawaz Shareef University of Agriculture, Multan
  • Establishment of greenhouse (off season generation advancement)
  • Establishment of tissue culture lab (insertion of new gene and multiplication of transgenic plants)
  • Development of transformation system for insertion of new genes in cotton etc.
  • Molecular analysis of GMO lines developed through this project.

 

  Name of project   Establishment of Centre of Excellence for Olive Research & Training (CEFORT) at BARI Chakwal
  Total cost    Rs.300.000 million
  Gestation period    2018-19 to 2019-20
  Allocation during 2019-20   Rs. 100.000 million 
  Total targets 
  • To develop capabilities & capacities in Punjab for olive cultivation, management, post-harvest, processing and value addition/product development
  • To develop & adapt technologies for development of olive sector in Punjab through on-station and farmer participatory research
  • To act as a repository of olive genetic resources and their management
  • To undertake socio-economic research in olive crop

 

  Name of project   Establishment of Satellite Centre of BARI in Dera Ghazi Khan BARI, Chakwal
  Total cost    Rs.50.000 million
  Gestation period    2019-20 to 2020-21
  Allocation during 2019-20   Rs. 40.000 million 
  Total targets 
  • Explore the production potential of various high value fruits and vegetable crops in diverse rainfed agro-ecologies with focus on sustainable rehabilitation of marginal lands
  • Characterize local and exotic germplasm of various field crops for subsequent utilization in plant breeding programs to develop climate smart high yielding crop varieties.
  • Training and capacity building of farmers, youth and rural women in quality seed production and nursery raising techniques

 

  Name of project   Strengthening of Cotton Research In Southern Punjab Through Establishment of Cotton Research Sub-Station,   Rajanpur.
  Total cost    Rs.200.000 million
  Gestation period    2019-20 to 2020-21
  Allocation during 2019-20   Rs. 100.000 million 
  Total targets 
  • Strengthening of Cotton Research in southern Punjab i.e. Rajanpur as it is a potential cotton growing district in Punjab. 
  • Developing zone-specific varieties for Rajanpur.
  • Provision of quality seed to the growers. 

 

  Name of project  Development of Tissue Culture Lab. and Provision of Missing Facilities at RARI-Bahawalpur Horticulturist, HRS,   Bahawalpur
  Total cost   Rs.60.000 million
  Gestation period   2019-20 to 2020-21
  Allocation during 2019-20  Rs.30.000 million 
  Total targets 
  • Establishment of lab facilities for tissue culture nursery plant production.
  • Selection and evaluation of exotic as well as indigenous diversified Datepalm germplasm.
  • Standardization of pre and post-harvest technology of Date fruit to meet the standards of high-end markets. 

 

  Name of project   Development of Hybrids and OPVs in Vegetables Resilient to Climate Change
  Total cost    Rs.250.000 million
  Gestation period    2019-20 to 2021-22
  Allocation during 2019-20   Rs.50.000 million 
  Total targets 
  • Specifying responsibilities for better out-puts.
  • Division of research activities on crops according to their production areas.
  • Intensification of research activities for the development of hybrids and varieties in crop resilient to climate change.

 

  Name of project   Enhancement of Honey Production by Using Modern Techniques
  Total cost    Rs.66.665 million
  Gestation period    2019-20 to 2021-22
  Allocation during 2019-20   Rs. 20.000 million 
  Total targets 

  Research Phase

  1. Identification and evaluation of bee colonies.
  2. Multiplication, strengthening and pest management of bee colonies.
  3. Import of exotic Apis Melliferastrains for higher hone production. 
  Development Phase
  1. Capacity building of farmers/ beekeepers to improve livelihood.
  2. Distribution of bee colonies/ boxes on subsidized rates.