The spokesman of Agriculture Division Punjab stated that taskforce committee has been formulated by Chief Minister Punjab below the 100 day plan of the Prime Minister Imran Khan to watch the pesticides.
This taskforce has been arrange below the chair of Mian Alamdar Abbas Qureshi MPA from district Muzaffargarh. Different members included Secretary Agriculture, Further Secretary (taskforce) Agriculture, Malik Ghulam Murtaza Rahim Khar former MPA from district Muzaffargarh, Dr. Waseem Hassan Langrial from district Muzaffargarh, Mian Abdul Hanan, Mudasar Saeed Bajwa, Mumtaz Muhammad Khan, Brig. (R) Hameed Khaleel and Kamran Khursheed.
This committee will monitor the standard in addition to costs of pesticides, he stated. This committee will examine the standard and submit its suggestions for giving reduction to the farmers in costs. A cellular laboratory can be being established to examine the standard of pesticides.
Writing of barcode has been made obligatory for making certain high quality of pesticides. It’s going to additionally assist to make sure provision of real pesticides, the spokesman added.
Spokesman stated that this committee will even have interaction the pesticides firms for figuring out costs of pesticides to offer these pesticides to small farmers on appropriate costs.
Completely different steps might be taken within the curiosity of the farmers by making certain higher monitoring of pesticides to assist enhance the agriculture sector within the bigger curiosity of the nationwide financial system, the spokesman concluded.