QUETTA: Balochistan government is utilizing all available resources for promotion of livestock sector in the province and seven mega projects for improvement of livestock are being executed at a cost of 860 million rupees.
According to the official sources two point eight billion rupees have been allocated in the current fiscal year for livestock sector.
“They said seven mega projects for improvement of livestock are being executed at a cost of 860 million rupees. Similarly, veterinary services in twenty various districts of the province would be provided at a cost of 108 million rupees.” Sources added.
The sources said that more than 78 million rupees have been allocated for provision of treatment of various diseases of animals in Balochistan.
In the recent media talk the official of Provincial Livestock Department also added that veterinary hospitals were being constructed in various areas of the province at a cost of 500 million rupees to make province self-sufficient in production of meat and dairy products.
Officials maintained that construction of a research center for dairy development in Bela area of Lasbela district was in progress at a cost of more than 63 million rupees and construction of a camel research cum camel milk processing unit in Washuk District was also being carried out at a cost of 50 million rupees
Published in The Balochistan Point on July 4, 2017