ISLAMABAD  – Mini dams are being constructed for storage of rainwater and irrigation for crops to boost agriculture in the rural areas of the federal capital.

According to official sources, the directorate of agriculture has launched many projects for boosting the agriculture in the rural areas under which water courses and mini dams are being constructed for storage of rainwater and irrigation for crops.

Modern agricultural demonstration plants have been developed at various sites in the rural areas and training courses for the farmers are underway for imparting and introducing modern methods of agriculture techniques to them.

The Fisheries Department has also prepared comprehensive arrangements for fish on large scale for meeting the protein demands of consumers. Livestock Department is also holding free veterinary medical camps in the remote rural areas on daily basis and providing free treatment and vaccination of livestock against the seasonal diseases was carried out successfully. Besides this, the services and treatment facilities at the veterinary hospitals in the rural areas were also being upgraded.

The chief commissioner in a recently held meeting directed the officials to provide maximum facilities to the farmers in the rural areas for boosting agriculture. He also directed to increase the production of meat and milk to meet the needs of local consumers in a befitting manner. He also reviewed the progress of industries and labour welfare departments of Islamabad and directed the officials to further improve their service delivery systems and ensure the implementation of relevant laws in letter and spirit.

ISLAMABAD (APP) - Mini dams are being constructed for storage of rainwater and irrigation for crops to boost agriculture in the rural areas of the federal capital.

According to official sources, the directorate of agriculture has launched many projects for boosting the agriculture in the rural areas under which water courses and mini dams are being constructed for storage of rainwater and irrigation for crops.

Modern agricultural demonstration plants have been developed at various sites in the rural areas and training courses for the farmers are underway for imparting and introducing modern methods of agriculture techniques to them.

The Fisheries Department has also prepared comprehensive arrangements for fish on large scale for meeting the protein demands of consumers. Livestock Department is also holding free veterinary medical camps in the remote rural areas on daily basis and providing free treatment and vaccination of livestock against the seasonal diseases was carried out successfully. Besides this, the services and treatment facilities at the veterinary hospitals in the rural areas were also being upgraded.

The chief commissioner in a recently held meeting directed the officials to provide maximum facilities to the farmers in the rural areas for boosting agriculture. He also directed to increase the production of meat and milk to meet the needs of local consumers in a befitting manner. He also reviewed the progress of industries and labour welfare departments of Islamabad and directed the officials to further improve their service delivery systems and ensure the implementation of relevant laws in letter and spirit.