The Punjab government will expand the scope of agri loan scheme to facilitate the maximum number of farmers in the province.
The spokesman of agriculture department Najam Abbas said that agri loan is playing a pivotal role in catering financial requirements of small farmers especially during cultivation of seasonal crops.
He said that government launched E-credit scheme to provide interest free loans and during the first phase of the scheme, more than 300,000 small farmers were facilitated with agri loans.
He said that farmers can also get any guidance and help for registration from agri helpline 0800-29000 and 0800-15000 whereas the growers are also being facilitated with information about agri loans through smart phones provided by the government.
Source: Radio Pakistan