June 24, 2022 8:48 am
G Ravi Prasad and Harish Damodaran write: India cannot sustain the current cost of fertiliser imports and needs to cap its consumption of urea, DAP and MOP
April 20, 2022 7:56 am
In Union Budget 2022-23, the government has allocated a combined amount of Rs 1.09 lakh crore for fertiliser subsidy — Rs 42,000 crore for P&K fertiliser and Rs 67,187 lakh crore for urea — which is lower than last year’s figure of Rs 1.62 lakh crore.
December 02, 2021 7:24 am
🔴 Sales of both DAP and MOP have taken a huge knock in the ongoing planting season due to skyrocketing global prices, resulting in reduced imports.
November 13, 2021 10:08 am
Though the minister said strict action will be taken against black marketers and asked the agriculture department to stay alert, it took farmers three days to get an FIR lodged against pesticide dealers of Jalalabad, while no arrests have taken place till now.
October 17, 2021 7:30 am
DAP and MOP stocks now down to less than half of last year.
September 02, 2021 7:26 am
This comes ahead of the ensuing rabi planting season from October-November and also Assembly polls in Uttar Pradesh, Punjab and Uttarakhand, scheduled for February-March.
May 07, 2021 5:42 am
To make matters worse, the prices of diesel, that powers tractors and irrigation pumps, have also shot up.
April 10, 2021 5:52 am
Indian Farmers Fertiliser Cooperative (Iffco) Wednesday raised its maximum retail price (MRP) for DAP from Rs 24,000 to Rs 38,000 per tonne.
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.
July 07, 2017 8:10 am
Sources said this deadline was conveyed by the Cabinet Secretariat last month and could be aimed at dovetailing the subsidy payout with the government’s plan to align the financial continued on year with the calendar year