April 09, 2021 3:33 pm
A direction in this regard was issued to fertiliser companies in a high-level meeting on Thursday in the wake of an increase in domestic retail prices of non-urea soil nutrients in line with the global market.
November 13, 2020 9:12 am
Fertiliser companies were owed around Rs 48,000 crore subsidy dues at the start of the current fiscal.
August 29, 2019 7:00 am
Monsoon rains have recharged the groundwater and filled up reservoirs. That, along with companies reducing prices, should help prop fertiliser demand.
April 11, 2016 12:01 am
Forcing healthy PSUs to revive fertiliser plants won’t help industry or agriculture. Government must deregulate pricing.
December 02, 2015 1:18 am
The current fiscal started with a backlog of Rs 40,000 crore as arrears from previous years.
December 24, 2014 3:29 am
But a cash transfer policy for fertiliser subsidy must include those at the bottom of the pyramid.
December 11, 2014 9:39 am
Administered prices and subsidy policies have landed the fertiliser industry in trouble. It is time to decontrol and unshackle.
June 10, 2014 1:41 am
Fertilisers minister Ananth Kumar has backed the measure, sources said, bolstering its chances of being implemented.