Episode 11 Syed Fakhar Imam, Federal Minister for National Food Security & Research
Federal Minister for National Food Security & Research Syed Fakhar Imam says significant growth in the produce of five major crops has been recorded in the country during the last year and farmers got benefit of over eleven hundred billion rupees. He said wheat produce last year remained over twenty seven million metric tons but we imported additional one point nine million metric tons to ensure strategic reserve of food commodity.
The Minister for National Food Security said cotton produce last year also witnessed increase with nine million bales besides increase in production of sugarcane and Maize. In reply to a question, Fakhar Imam said farmers are being provided Kisan Cards to help them meet their needs regarding seeds, fertilizers and other inputs and so far over seven hundred cards have been distributed