MULTAN - Punjab produced 0.42 million ton pulses which is 80 percent of the total pulses production of country. According to Agriculture department spokesperson, pulses crop was cultivated at 2.491 million acre land in Punjab. He said that raise in pulses production is need of the hour to meet the food need of growing population and the department had introduced two-year project 2014-15 to increase pulses production with Rs136.262 million.