LAHORE As many as 76,000 seed packets have been distributed among citizens throughout the province during the last one and a half months under Chief Minister Punjabs programme for promotion of kitchen gardening. This was disclosed at a review meeting of Kitchen Gardening Programme presided over by the Provincial Minister for Agriculture Malik Ahmed Ali Aulakh here on Friday. MPA Rao Kashif Rahim Khan and senior officers of agriculture department attended the meeting. Director General Agriculture (Extension) Dr Anjum Ali informed the meeting that as many as 76,137 packets of quality seed of eight vegetables of winter season had been sold in the province at Rs 50 per packet so far whereas training of kitchen gardening was being imparted to students of four colleges daily for motivating the people for cultivating vegetables in houses. He further informed that 382 seed sale points had been set up throughout the province whereas road shows were also being organised for promoting kitchen gardening among the citizens. Ahmed Ali Aulakh said that by cultivating vegetables in the houses, the people would not only be self-sufficient in the production of vegetables but quality, fresh and cheap vegetables free from diseases would be available to them. He directed officers of Agriculture Department to achieve the target of selling 17,0000 seed packets by the end of October and a report be submitted to him on daily basis.