Supervising committee meeting discusses steps for elimination of locusts.


NAWABSHAH -- The supervising committee, formed by Sindh Government for the elimination of locust swarm on Monday deliberated upon the steps for the locust elimination. The committee would carry out the task in collaboration with federal Department of Plant Protection. It would be headed by Divisional Commissioner Shaheed Benazirabad with Director Agriculture Extension, Deputy Commissioners of Shaheed Benazirabad, Sanghar and Naushehro Feroze Districts, official of Federal Plant Protection Department and a representative of Sindh Abadgar Board/Sindh Chamber of Agriculture as members of the committee. Commissioner Shaheed Benazirabad Division Syed Mohsin Ali Shah chaired the meeting at his office.

Addressing the meeting, Commissioner strongly directed the officials of Agriculture Department to immediately send field officials from the department throughout the division in order to submit comprehensive and accurate report on whether or not the locust is present in the crop to commissioner and high officials while a detailed report shall also be submitted about the existing stock of the medicines and expenses incurring on it on daily basis. Commissioner also instructed to...

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