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fertiliser subsidy


Cabinet okays subsidy hike for P&K fertilisers in Kharif season

April 28, 2022 3:02 am

The Cabinet approved the subsidy, worth Rs 60,939.23 crore, including support for indigenous fertilisers through freight subsidy and additional support for indigenous manufacturing and imports of Di-ammunium phosphate (DAP).

Govt plans $19 billion fertilizer subsidy to placate angry farmers: Report

January 17, 2022 5:40 pm

The increased spending comes ahead of crucial local polls and amid efforts by the ruling Bhartiya Janata Party to win over farmers after facing massive protests against new laws that have since been scrapped.

Govt asks fertiliser makers to not hike prices of DAP, MOP

May 19, 2021 3:48 am

Companies have been requested “to keep the reasonableness of their profits and not increase the prices”, Aparna S Sharma, joint secretary in the department of fertilisers, has said in a communication to the industry.

From Plate to Plough: The right to choose

September 16, 2019 9:37 am

Government could give fertiliser subsidy directly to farmers and let them decide if they want to practise zero budget natural farming or use chemical-fertilisers.

Fertiliser subsidy dues may cross Rs 45K cr by March 2016

December 02, 2015 1:18 am

The current fiscal started with a backlog of Rs 40,000 crore as arrears from previous years.

Nutrient self-sufficiency: Better make in Iran than in India

August 06, 2015 6:15 am

The proposed revival of closed urea plants in the eastern region makes little economic sense.

Making DBT in fertilisers work

June 11, 2015 6:18 am

India’s largest nutrient maker tells The Indian Express how 11 crore farmers can directly receive subsidy now going to the industry.

Cautious on subsidies, lukewarm to DBT

March 01, 2015 2:26 am

Reduced subsidy provision on account of fall in crude prices.

A fertile mess

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.

Rs 34,000 cr in fertiliser subsidy may be rolled over

November 12, 2013 12:47 am

As against the budgeted fertiliser subsidy of Rs 65,791 crore for FY14