Punjab government under Khadim-e-Kisan package has on track a programme offering 50% subsidy for installation of the tunnel on 3000 acres of land.

Narrator of the Agriculture Department said tunnel farming can promote the yield of vegetables including cucumber, capsicum, bitter gourd etc.

He said Punjab government on drip irrigation system is also providing 60% subsidy.

He added that government, in order to protect the monetary interests of local farmers, has banned the import of tomato.