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Research and Promotion of Medicinal Plants in Punjab

Duration: 4 Years (01.07.2019 to 30.06. 2023)
Total Cost: Rs. 100 Million
Allocation in 2019-20: Rs. 40 Million
Physical Activities/Targets 
Agriculture Extension
  • 4 Total physical target of Survey of areas/zones for growing of medicinal plants for the project year.
  • Only 1 physical target of Constitution of technical committee for the year 2019-20.
  • 24 is total physical targets of cluster formation.
  • 2304 is Total target of training of farmers 
  • 252 total physical target of demonstration.
  • 252 total physical target of conduction of farmer days.
  • 24 total physical target of Seminar/workshop 
  • 5000 total physical target of printing of literature.
  • 100 total physical target of training manual.
  • 1000 total target of production technology (booklet).
  • 24 total physical target of awareness campaign.
Agriculture Research
Year wise physical activities of the Agriculture Research are as under:-
  • Only 1 target of purchase of seed for six crops (Saunf, Kalonji, Isabgol, Tulsi, Ajwain and Alsi).
  • 5180 total physical target of seed production of medicinal plants Saunf (960), Kalonji (960), Isbagol (320), Tulsi (970), Ajwaine (640) and Alsi (1330)
  • 108 total physical target of zonal trials of each medicinal plant of two kanal at each location
  • 18 total target of standardization of production technology.
  • 4 total target of oil extraction of Kalonji, Tulsi & Alsi 
  • 120 total target of training of extension staff.
  • 24 printing of broachers of  medicinal plant
  • 6 total target of farmer days (1 Faisalabad, 1 Bahawalpur, 1 Khanewal, 1 Karor, 1 Farooq Abad and 1 Pakpattan
Expected Outcomes
  • 2520 acres will come under cultivation of medicinal plants
  • Recommended production technologies will be prepared for further provision to farming community.
  • Continuation of training for back stopping of the farmers
  • Continuation for the capacity building of farmers to update their knowledge
  • Enhancement in the demonstration of technologies of targeted medicinal plants
  • Usage of recommended practices by the farmers
  • Usage of recommended practices by the farmers
  • Enhancement in adoption of quality seed
  • Better understanding between private sector and farmers
  • Adoption of recommended practices knowledge
  • Continuation of awareness for back stopping of the farmers
Contact Detail of Focal Person of the Project
Sheikh Mehmood Iqbal
Director Agriculture (Horticulture)
Extension Lahore
04299203454; 0301-7689959