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.
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.
December 02, 2015 1:18 am
The current fiscal started with a backlog of Rs 40,000 crore as arrears from previous years.
August 06, 2015 6:15 am
The proposed revival of closed urea plants in the eastern region makes little economic sense.
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.
March 01, 2015 2:26 am
Reduced subsidy provision on account of fall in crude prices.
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.
November 12, 2013 12:47 am
As against the budgeted fertiliser subsidy of Rs 65,791 crore for FY14
May 22, 2012 7:57 pm
The subsidy outgo is estimated to have risen by over Rs 1.59 lakh crore during the last six years.
November 25, 2011 9:47 pm
Reserve Bank Governor termed subsidies given on fuel,fertiliser and irrigation as 'bad' ones.