Meeting discuss wheat purchase policy for 2016
Provincial Minister for Food, Haji Qalander Lodhi Wednesday chaired a meeting to discuss the matters relating to wheat purchase policy for 2016 storage and situation of godowns located
on the land of Pakistan Railways. The meeting among others was attended by Secretary Food, Asmat Ullah Khan, Director General Agriculture, Iqbal Hussain, Director Food, Muhamamd Anwar and concerned officials. Participants were told that approximately 350,000 tons wheat would be purchased on a rate Rs 1340 per 40 Kg in 2016 while 50 per cent of total wheat would be obtained from the growers that were being provided seeds under Insaf Food Security Programme.