Punjab agri dept to provide financial, technical assistance to farmers under irrigation project

The Punjab Agriculture Department is set to provide financial and technical assistance to farmers under a project to develop irrigation system on modern lines in non-canal areas of the province.

This was stated by the spokesman of the department Najaf Abbass, he said that assistance will be provided to those farmers who have availability of sufficient quantity of water and their irrigated area is at least five acres.

He said that application forms for registration in the scheme can be obtained during working hours at office of Deputy Director/ Assistant Director (Water Management) free of cost or downloaded from website www.ofwm.agripunjab.gov.pk.

The irrigation water is delivered to the field through a network of barrages, main canals, branch canals, tributaries, water courses, minors, sub minors and outlets.

Source: Radio Pakistan