LAHORE - Minister for Finance and Planning and Development Tanvir Ashraf Kaira has said that the government would provide free of cost seed and fertilizer to flood affected farmers so that they could be able to cultivate their crops in next season. The process would be started after payment of Rs 20,000 to them. According to an official handout issued here on Monday, the Minister stated this during his visit to Watan Card Center of NADRA and Counters of United Bank at District Council Hall Bhakkar. He reviewed the whole process of distribution of Watan Cards and distributed Watan Cards among affectees. He said that a total amount of Rs 40 billion would be distributed among the flood-affectees across the country. He said that the names of affectees not included in NADRA Centers, would be entered in the data of NADRA after proper verification so that they could get compensation. He said that 9000 Watan Cards had been distributed among affected families at Bhakkar.