Projects

ACQUISITION OF LAND FOR ESTABLISHMENT OF MODEL MARKETS AT RAWALPINDI, D. G. KHAN & SHEIKHUPURA/GUJRANWALA AND EARTH FILLING/CONSTRUCTION OF BOUNDARY WALL

Total Cost

Rs. 1150 million

Proposed Allocation for 2019-20

Rs. 1150 million

Gestation Period

One Year

Executing Agency

Agriculture Marketing

Need of the Project:

  • Exploitative System of Middle Men
  • Huge Marketing Costs in Existing Markets
  • No Scope for Value Addition
  • Lack of quality standards/certification

For information please contact focal person of the project, Mr. Waseem Iqbal at 042-99200756.

 

 

PROGRAM FOR ESTABLISHMENT OF MODEL MARKETS IN PUNJAB

Total Cost

USD 90.7 million

Proposed Allocation for 2019-20

USD 20.7 million

Gestation Period

Three Years

Executing Agency

Agriculture Marketing

Objectives:

 Regulatory reform in agriculture marketing;

 Establishing orderly produce process flows;

 Revising auction protocols;

 Improving produce quality through grades and standards;

 Mitigating produce damage through damage resistant packaging and;

 Enforcing standards, packaging, market protocols,  statutes and regulations

Targets:

 Establishment of 4 Model Markets in Punjab. i.e. Lahore, Rawalpindi, Gujranwala/Sheikhupura and D.G. Khan.

 Increased Value Addition

 Ensuring fair returns to farmers

 Enabling Environment for trade of standardization and certified produce

For information please contact focal person of the project, Mr. Waseem Iqbal at 042-99200756

 

 

Provision of Missing Infrastructure in Agriculture Produce Markets

Total Cost

Rs. 119.746 million

Proposed Allocation for 2019-20

Rs. 100 million

Gestation Period

Three Year

Executing Agency

Agriculture Marketing

 

Objectives:

 To equip Agriculture Produce Markets with modern infrastructure for facilitation and better regulation

 To minimize post-harvest/handling losses.

 To promote centralized auctions in the supervision of market committees.

 To curb market malpractices.

Targets:

 Increased Volume in Agriculture Produce Markets.

 Digitization of Data & Collections

 Ensuring fair returns to farmers

 Enabling Environment for trade of agriculture produce

For information please contact focal person of the project, Mr. Waseem Iqbal at 042-99200756