LAHORE - The Punjab Cost of Production Committee (PCPC) has suggested support prices for cotton, basmati, and corn crops for year 2012-13.

Pakistan Agri Forum chairman Muhammad Ibrahim Mughal while talking to media persons on Saturday said that the committee had recommended support price of cotton Rs 3,119 per 40 kg, basmati price at Rs 1,715 per 40 kg, corn at Rs 967 per 40 kg.

He said the committee had suggested to fix buying rate of coming sugarcane crop at Rs 168 per 40 kg.

He urged the government to take steps to reduce agri input prices to facilitate the farming community.