ICT launches 'Organic Kitchen Garden' initiative.


Byline: Tahir Niaz

ISLAMABAD -- The Islamabad Capital Territory (ICT) administration has launched 'Organic Kitchen Garden' initiative after the successful home delivery project of essential commodities through 'Durust Daam' application.

'We are now launching another initiative,' said Deputy Commissioner Islamabad Muhammad Hamza Shafqaat. 'On nominal charges, we will convert 10 feet by 10 feet minimum roof or garden into a farm whereby people would be able to grow their own vegetables in their houses,' he said, adding that the teams of ICT administration will set up the farm and look after them for three months after which the owners can manage it on their own, or allow the ICT teams to continue. According to the officials, all this will be done on nominal charges. 'Input of Rs25,000 can yield a profit of Rs50,000 to Rs100,000 in just four months depending upon the vegetables being grown,' they added. The administration...

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