The Punjab government has decided to provide 25 to 30 per cent subsidy to farmers for purchasing modern agriculture equipment and machinery this year. Disclosing this here today, the Agriculture Minister, Mr Sucha Singh Langah, said the State government had earmarked Rs 3 crore for the purpose.

He said the Agriculture Department will give special training to farmers for proper use of the modern machinery. Special camps in this connection would be held in every district, the Minister said.

(This article was published on July 10, 2011)
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