Wheat’s minimum support price fixed at Rs1365/40kg

Wheat’s minimum support price fixed at Rs1365/40kg

Islamabad (Agencies) - The Economic Coordination Committee (ECC) of the Cabinet has increaed the minimum support price of wheat from 1350 to 1365 rupees per 40 kilograms.


The decision was taken at a meeting of the ECC held in Islamabad with Adviser to Prime Minister on Finance and Revenue, Dr Abdul Hafeez Shaikh in the chair.

It was decided in view of representations from various farmers and growers’ associations as well as the Federal Cabinet and the National Assembly Special Committee on Agricultural Products which had proposed a reconsideration of the minimum support price in order to compensate the farmers.