The TFL is one of the five sick fertiliser plants being revived by jointly by Rashtriya Chemicals and Fertilizers (RCF), Coal India Limited (CIL) and Gas Authority of India Limited (GAIL).
With increasing use of chemical fertilisers in agriculture, the soil health of cultivable land in Odisha is deteriorating at an alarming rate and the farmers need to shift to organic fertilisers.
A renewed surge in demand has led farmers to throng to fertiliser outlets, only to find they are not available.
The field experiments were conducted by sowing tomato, cabbage and chilli seeds and the results were encouraging.
A new law will impose Rs 1 lakh fine and a prison sentence of one year for those who violate the law including using chemical fertilizers, insecticides and pesticides in select areas.
Indian Farmers Fertiliser Cooperative Limited (IFFCO), which imports fertilisers from Gulf countries, imported the urea from Oman.
The company produces 6.4 lakh MT of Factamfos and 2.2 lakh MT of ammonium sulphate at present.
Reddy told the Union minister that an extra eight lakh acres of land would be cultivated in the Rabi season, taking the total cropped area to 42 lakh acres.
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Gowda also informed that the CIPET centre in Medak would be offering UG/PG and PhD programmes and it would be set up with an estimated cost of `58.32 crore.
The State government is ready to spend money on imparting training to youth and the TASK would design special courses for them.
Telangana Agriculture Minister Singireddy Reddy requests Railways for make rakes to receive fertilisers
Reddy said the about 85 per cent of the fertiliser stocks was received by the State through 14 of the Railways’ rake points.
A former employee of Tata Fertilisers, who duped a city-based heart surgeon to the tune of `1.4 crore under the pretext of supplying farm inputs under PMKVY scheme, was arrested on Thursday.
Talcher region allotted to TFL and work for development of captive mine is in progress. Petcoke shall be sourced from Paradip refinery.