Pakistan Agricultural Research Council (PARC) Islamabad; Agriculture Departments, Govt. of Punjab, Khyber Pakhtunkhwa, Baluchistan, Sindh, GilgitBaltistan, AJK and ICT, Islamabad
National Food Security & Research, Islamabad
Pakistan Agricultural Research Council (PARC) Islamabad; Agriculture Departments of Govt. of Punjab, Khyber Pakhtunkhwa, Baluchistan, Sindh, GilgitBaltistan, AJK and ICT, Islamabad
Rs. 30,455.353 Million
Coordinated research to develop climate resilient, high yielding, disease resistant, heat & drought tolerant wheat varieties as well as innovative resource conserving crop production & protection technologies.
Disseminate/popularize resource conserving, environment friendly good agricultural practice related to mechanized wheat planting, water saving, weed control, pest management and fertilizer application through subsidy and demonstration.
Popularize/disseminate newly developed high yielding and disease resistant wheat varieties through public-private partnership to the farming community.
To create awareness about wheat productivity improvement through mobilization of multidisciplinary research & extension based scientific resources using print & electronic media, field demonstrations and field days/meetings etc. to improve wheat production
National average Wheat yield is expected to be increased by seven mounds per acre (28 maunds per acre to 35 maunds per acre) through reducing yield gaps and increasing productivity and profitability through multifarious activities.
Date of approval with Forum
Revised Date, if any
All subsequent Revisions if any
Provincial & Federal
Donor (if any)along with a share of foreign aid in the cost
Actual Date of Commencement
Completion Date (as per PC-I)
Likely Completion Date
Reason of Time and Cost Overrun
Specific decision/ recommendation made during previous quarterly reviews of PSDP 2019-20
The sponsoring and executing agencies working on PSDP utilization and ensured timely completion of the projects..
The sponsoring and executing agencies had appointed Regular PD of the desired Competence as per guidelines of the Planning Commission.
Monthly Progress is being updated, however, report of December 2020 was delayed due to frequent meeting busy schedule of PD as no staff is appointed so far in the project
PMES system updated on (please specify date)
a) Expenditure up to June 2020
Rs. 514.083 million
b) %age Financial progress to-Date
Physical completion (in %age terms)
Foreign loan(if any)
Rs. 625.00 million
Foreign Loan(if any)
Rs. 295.50 million
Expenditure/Utilization 2020-21 (July-Sept 2020)
Foreign loan(if any)
Rs. 225.878 million
Bottlenecks/Issues impeding progress on the project (if any)
Untimely release of funds (NPMU and Provinces)
Delay in the hiring of staff
Latest implementation status of the decision/recommendation
Project Director appointed
Progress up to Dec 2020 updated on PMES
Cash Plan/Work Plan 2020-21 submitted and approved
Physical/financial progress updated on PMES up to Dec 2020