Rice crop in surplus despite floods, NA told

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Parliamentary Secretary for National Food Security and Research Ahmad Raza Maneka connected Friday said the atom harvest accumulation was successful surplus contempt flood devastation.

Responding to a query of Grand Democratic Alliance (GDA) MNA, Ghous Bux Khan Maher during the Question Hour of the 51st league of the National Assembly, helium said the wheat stocks were decently stored and preserved from damages during the 2022 floods.

However, the atom accumulation was 5.4 cardinal metric tonnes (MMT) against the section depletion of 3.8MMT past year, helium added.

Maher posed the question that what measures the authorities had taken to heighten atom harvest output arsenic the accumulation had declined to one-third?

MNA Wajiha Qamar of Pakistan Tehreek-e-Insaf (PTI) besides queried that what measures were being taken to guarantee climate-resistant crops adaptable to shifting upwind patterns amid prevailing increasing biology degradation and clime change?

Maneka responded that innovative methods of farming, hybrid seeds and farmers' grooming could lone guarantee summation successful harvest yield. He said the latest methods and techniques of harvest cultivation were the lone remedy that was being imparted to the farmers.

MNA Salahuddin demanded of the lodging ministry to supply details related to plots allotted to 16 employees of Grade-16 and supra of the ministry. He added that the ministry should besides clarify that either immoderate of these officials were awarded much than 1 plot.

Parliamentary Secretary for Housing and Works Syed Mehmood Shah said the 16 employees of the ministry were not yet allotted plots but alternatively it was announced, whereas nary of them availed dual plots successful this lawsuit and the possession of these plots would beryllium fixed aft June.

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