Sri Lanka receives first consignment of non-harmful Nano Nitrogen liquid fertiliser from India: Official
'This is the first lot of the full lot of 3.1 million liters and the use of these are not harmful,' Professor Jayasinghe said while speaking to reporters.
The Punjab minister said the state has 0.74 lakh tonnes opening stock of diammonium phosphate on October 1, 2021, as compared to 3.63 lakh tonnes last year on the same date.
Kannaiyan Subramaniyan, convenor of Thalavadi Farmers' Association, said the fertilisers were not available with private dealers too.
At a time when farmers should have been equipped with adequate stocks of fertilisers, many parts of the state are reporting a severe shortage of the crucial input.
After patenting and launching nano urea recently, Dr US Awasthi, the Managing Director of the cooperative, said that the next step would be production of nano zinc and nano copper.
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Leaders of BJD and its farmer’s wing Biju Krushak Janata Dal staged a protest at Power House square here on Wednesday alleging short supply of urea by the Centre.
Explaining the reasons for the increased demand for fertilisers this year, he said that major reservoirs in the southern parts of the State were opened after several years due to copious rains.
Advisor of Sambalpur Zilla Krushak Surakhya Sangathan Ashok Pradhan said the price of urea is Rs 266.50 per 50 kg bag at LAMPS and PACS.
Vijayawada Sub-Collector Surya Sai Praveen Chand on Aug 7 donned the attire of a farmer and made surprise checks against fertiliser shops in Kaikaluru and Mudinepalli mandals under Gudivada division.
Over 2,000 farmers took part in the agitation and beseiged godowns of MARKFED and LAMPS in Umerkote from 10 am to 5 pm, besides blocking all entry points to the town.
Earlier this month, the FACT Retired Employees Association had held a protest demanding immediate payment of their wage revision arrears of 54 months from January 1997 to January 30, 2001.
Chief Minister Naveen Patnaik said a short supply of fertilisers will adversely affect agricultural production and unnecessarily invite a law and order situation in most of the districts.
Thanking the Centre for allocation of fertilisers in the monthly movement supply plans, the Chief Minister said that during current May, June and July, there has been severe short supply.