BAHAWALPUR - Executive District Officer (EDO), Agriculture Bahawalpur, Ch Tanveer said on Monday that 50 percent subsidy is being given to farmers and growers on certain agricultural machinery. Talking to APP, he said that agricultural equipment is being provided to 78 union councils of Bahawalpur district at 50 percent less price. He said that total 585 applications have been received for purchasing of agri machinery on discount rates. Out of these, 291 applications were shortlisted after scrutiny.