The activity is a component of Social Development Action Plan of Jinnah Barrage Rehabilitation and Modernisation (Phase-II) Project, disclosed a department’s spokesperson here on Friday. For the execution of seed procurement and distribution plan, the services of Punjab Rural Support Programme have been sought by the irrigation department. In order to ensure timely distribution of wheat seed to the eligible farmers for early sowing of wheat crop, a number of distribution centres have been established at union council level. The farmers of 703 villages of two districts (533 villages of Layyah and 170 villages of Kot Addu Tehsil of district Muzaffargarh) will be benefiting from this scheme. As of October 24 report, 16,374 eligible farmers have been provided with 43,161 wheat seed bags and 2,051 canola oilseed packets. The seed distribution activity, which commenced from October 7, is scheduled to be completed by November 7.