Prime Minister Imran Khan, who is scheduled to visit here on Thursday (today), would distribute Kisan Cards among farmers of Khyber Pakthunkhwa
DI KHAN, (UrduPoint / Pakistan Point News – 23rd Sep, 2021 ) :Prime Minister Imran Khan, who is scheduled to visit here on Thursday (today), would distribute Kisan Cards among farmers of Khyber Pakthunkhwa.
Out of 0.5 million registered farmers in the KP, two lakh would receive cards during the first phase of the landmark programme, officials in KP Agriculture and Livestock Department told APP. These cards could be used in all Automated Teller Machines in the country.
Facilities including improving farmers’ database and provision of subsidy on machinery etc would be provided to farmers under Phase-I.
In Phase-II, the farmers and agriculture growers would be provided interest-free and low-markup loans, crops’ insurance and financial assistance in natural calamities.
Moreover, Rs1048.38 million subsidy would be provided to farmers during financial year 2021-22 for the promotion of agriculture sector in Khyber Pakthunkhwa. The prime minister would also inaugurate Gomal Agriculture University’s building. The prime minister would also inaugurate Command Area of Gomal Zam Dam and PARC Arid Research Stations during his scheduled visit.