Chandigarh: Punjab Government has made elaborate arrangements together with uninterrupted provide of energy, for easy and problem free sowing of paddy from the season starting from June 10.
Divulging the small print the (*10*) of Agriculture and Farmers Welfare Department Sukhdev Singh Brar mentioned that this yr, paddy can be sown over 30.20 lakh hectares of space out of which 5.35 lakh hectares space can be below Basmati cultivation whereas remaining can be below non-basmati cultivation. He mentioned that the division has fastened a goal to deliver 10 lakh hectares space below direct sowing of paddy. Brar mentioned that this sowing is already happening and the state authorities was supplying satisfactory energy provide to the farmers.
The (*10*) mentioned that farmers want fertilizers and pesticides after sowing of crop for which satisfactory arrangements have been made by them. Brar appealed the farmers, labour and different stakeholders to comply with the Covid protocol issued by the well being division in wake of the continued pandemic.