PRSP received the assignment from the Punjab Agriculture Department to oversee the
IPM Project in the Khanewal District.
The Project is conceived around keeping the cotton
crop protected from “pest attack” by introducing, propagating and promoting the
population of “friendly” insects and using these for keeping the pest under check.
It also propagates ways for controlling damage from use of pesticides as also reducing
the number of sprays and the expense on these. The same strategy is used for other
pest attack-prone crops like vegetables.
PRSP draws satisfaction from achieving significantly
higher outputs than the Project envisages and at a cost lower than the available