The Punjab government has announced the Green Tractor Scheme that would be launched in next fiscal year in which 20,000 tractors would be given to the farmers on subsidised rates. The government would allocated Rs. 2 billion for the scheme in next budget while 25 percent subsidy per tractor will be provided in the scheme.
The government has included this scheme in non-development project in next fiscal year. In previous schemes of Green Tractor government had provided 50 percent subsidy but this time they have decided to reduce to subsidy to 25 percent in this scheme.