Core Team

Dr. Abid Mehmood
Director General (Research)

Dr. Abid Mahmood, Director General Agri. (Research), Ayub Agricultural Research Institute, Faisalabad joined the Department of Agriculture as agricultural scientist in 1987. He earned his M.Phil. And Ph.D. degrees from University of Cambridge. He completed his Post-Doctorate from University of Nebraska, USA in 2004. He obtained Cambridge University Scholarship for M.Phil. And Ph.D. Bank of Credit and Commerce International (BCCI) Scholarship and Cambridge Commonwealth Trust Award. He won Overseas Research Students (ORS) Awards, UK for consecutive 3 years from 1989 to 1991.
He has 94 research publications in National and International journals out of which 60 were published in HEC Recognized Journals with Impact Factor of 36.255. He represented Pakistan and presented his research work in 18 International Conferences abroad.
Dr. Abid Mahmood serving as DGA(R) since 18-09-2013.


Dr. Muhammad Anjum Ali
Director General (Extension & Adaptive Research)

Dr. Muhammad Anjum Ali did MSc (Hons.), MBA (Marketing) and PhD Agronomy degrees during his education career and has more than 25 years of work experience and has participated in 14 International and 20 National Trainings. As a Director General Agriculture (Ext. & AR), Punjab planned agriculture extension campaign on modern lines and set the new production records in wheat, rice, maize, sugarcane and potato crops. In addition, introduced off-season vegetable through tunnel cultivation and good agriculture practices for planting of field vegetables and increase the area under vegetables. He introduced new agriculture extension and transfer of technologies concepts to introduce Information and Communication Technologies (ICT), Plant Clinic, Hub Farmers and vying to increase the reach of Extension service in Punjab.


Dr. Qurban Ahmed
Director General (Field)

Engr. Dr. Qurban Ahmed, Director General Agriculture (Field) Punjab, Lahore graduated from University of Agriculture Faisalabad in year 1982 and did his Master of Engineering and Doctor of Engineering from Asian Institute of Technology (AIT), Bangkok, Thailand. He worked as Director Agricultural Mechanization Research Institute, Multan prior to present posting. Comprehensive agricultural engineering background with 32 years of experience in research and development (R&D) related activities, collaboration and management in R&D with national and international institutes, coordination and guidance to the local industry for up-gradation and enhancement of their product quality for export. His areas of interest are design and development of agricultural equipment, natural resources management, sustainable agriculture, industrial research & extension and experimental research related to innovative agricultural farming and farm mechanization.


Malik Muhammad Akram
Director General (Water Management)
Director General (Pest Warning & Quality Controls of Pesticides) (Additional Charge)

Mahmood Akhtar Rana
Chief, Planning & Evaluation Cell
Ishtiaq Amin
Director Agricultural Information (Look After Charge)

Anwar Baig
Director Crop Reporting Services

M.Sc  (Statistics) from BahaudinZakria University, Multan in 1986. He also acquired the post graduate diploma in demography in 1988.He joined agriculture department Crop Reporting service in 1989.


Sheikh Javed
Director Floriculture (Look After Charge)


Muhammad Ashraf
Director Agriculture (E&M)

Dr. Ghulam Abbas
Chief RAEDC, Vehari (Look After Charge)