Govt will provide cash as subsidy to farmers: CS Sindh.

KARACHI -- An important meeting of the committee established by the Sindh government regarding providing relief to the farmers in the flood/rain affected areas was held at the Sindh Secretariat on Thursday. Chief Secretary Sindh Dr. Mohammad Sohail Rajput, Minister Local Government Syed Nasir Hussain Shah, Advisor to Sindh Chief Minister for Agriculture Manzoor Hussain Wassan, Senior Member Board of Revenue Baqaullah Unnar, Secretary Agriculture Aijaz Ahmed Mahesar, Secretary General Administration Muhammad Hanif Channa and all commissioners and deputy commissioners have attended the meeting.

Speaking during the meeting, Chief Secretary Sindh said that the government will provide cash to the farmers of Sindh province as a subsidy, for which a survey to be conducted in all the districts. He directed all Deputy Commissioners to form committees at the UCs and Tapa level by Friday (Today) and these committees will include Tapedar, Chairman Union Council, Field Assistant of Agriculture Department and a civil society representative.

He said that the subsidy...

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