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

   

  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 increasing Productivity 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

  1. 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 + Disc Plow/MB Plow sets (750 Nos.)
    • Knapsack Power Sprayer (2450 Nos.)
  2.  Provision of Certified Seed on 50% cost sharing basis (229,285 Mounds)
  3. Establishment of Demonstration Plots for showcasing (3,625 Nos.)
  4. Provision of Financial Assistance to farmers @ Rs.1500/Acre for promoting Paddy Specific Harvesters (453,518 acres)
  5. Provision of Weedicides on 30% cost sharing basis (725,200 acres)
  6. Mega Farmer’s gatherings by Punjab Govt. (180 Nos.)
  7. Provision of Micronutrients on 50% cost sharing basis (181,300 acres)
  8. Appreciation of best rice growers at District level &Provincialthrough Rice yield competition (240 Nos.) 

 

  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 Profitability through Increasing Productivity of Sugarcane

  Total Cost

  2726.900 Million

  Gestation Period

  5 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 & Adaptive Research

Soil Survey of Punjab

Planning & Evaluation Cell Punjab

    Floriculture (T & R) Punjab