PM Imran Khan launches 'Kisan Portal' for farmers

PM Imran Khan launches 'Kisan Portal' for farmers

Islamabad (Web Desk): Prime Minister Imran Khan on Friday launched 'Kisan Portal' for the farmers under Pakistan Citizen's Portal.

Addressing the launching ceremony, the premier emphasized on research and adoption of modern techniques to enhance agricultural productions.

He said new seeds should be developed and educational institutions should play an important role in this regard.

“The government would help the farmers in adopting new techniques to increase the crop yields,”

PM Imran said, adding that steps have been taken to ensure that farmers receive due price of their crops.

He said the government's initiative of Kisan Card would provide direct subsidy to small farmers.

The prime minister said that the Health Card would also benefit the farmers in treatment of their ailing family members.

“Prosperity of the country is linked to prosperity of farmers’ community,” PM Imran said, adding that the dams being constructed would greatly contribute to agricultural development in the country.

PM Imran said that the Kisan Portal would give voice to the small farmers and they could now file complaints to the concerned quarters if face any injustice.

As per the prime minister's targets for development of agriculture sector, the portal will play an important role to extend assistance to the farmers and address their problems.

Under Kisan Portal, a total of 123 dashboards have been established in relevant departments at the federal and provincial levels.