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Govt plans to bring 'Comprehensive Fertilizer Policy'

Last Updated: Friday, July 18, 2014, 18:18

The government is planning to come out with a Comprehensive Fertilizer Policy, Parliament was informed on Friday.

Government plans urea price hike to curb fertiliser subsidies

Last Updated: Monday, June 09, 2014, 10:37

The first major price hike in four years would mark an important step by Prime Minister Narendra Modi`s new government to cut wasteful use of urea.

Nitrogen pollution could be halved: Researchers

Last Updated: Wednesday, May 14, 2014, 21:40

Nitrogen, dubbed as the most important fertilizer for crop productions, has become a major human health hazard.

Govt to stop gas supply to Deepak Fertilizer

Last Updated: Monday, May 05, 2014, 14:57

The government will stop supply of KG-D6 gas to phosphatic and potassic (P&K) fertiliser plants of firms like Deepak Fertilizer Ltd and restrict supply of cheaper domestic gas to urea manufacturing units only.

Akhilesh Yadav seeks RIL gas for fertiliser plant

Last Updated: Monday, March 03, 2014, 16:08

Uttar Pradesh Chief Minister Akhilesh Yadav has written to Prime Minister Manmohan Singh seeking natural gas from Reliance Industries' coal seam (CBM) blocks for expansion of Phulpur fertilizer plant in his state.

CCEA hikes fixed cost of urea, modifies investment policy

Last Updated: Friday, February 28, 2014, 09:01

The Cabinet Committee on Economic Affairs on Friday cleared the hike in fixed cost of urea by up to Rs 350 per tonne, a move that would lead to increase in subsidy by about Rs 900 crore.

CCEA to consider raising urea fixed cost Friday

Last Updated: Thursday, February 27, 2014, 22:34

The Cabinet Committee on Economic Affairs (CCEA) is likely to consider Friday a proposal to raise the fixed cost of urea by upto Rs 350 per tonne, a move that would lead to increase in subsidy by about Rs 900 crore.

GoM recommends hike in fixed cost paid for urea

Last Updated: Thursday, January 30, 2014, 14:35

A ministerial panel Thursday recommended increase in fixed cost paid to urea by Rs 350 per tone but there will be no increase in the rate of crop nutrient for farmers as government will subsidise the additional cost, pegged at Rs 900 crore.

Fin Min grants Rs 10,000 cr under SBA as to Fertilizer Ministry

Last Updated: Tuesday, December 17, 2013, 19:24

The Finance Ministry has granted Rs 10,000 crore under a special banking arrangement (SBA) as sought by the Department of Fertilizer to help the industry tide over the liquidity crunch.

GAIL to take 5-10% stake with RCF in Talcher fertiliser plant

Last Updated: Sunday, July 07, 2013, 12:55

State-owned gas utility GAIL India Ltd may take 5-10 percent stake in Rashtriya Chemicals and Fertilizer Ltd's (RCF) urea and ammonium nitrate plant at Talcher in Odisha.

Race to find survivors after Texas blast kills up to 15

Last Updated: Thursday, April 18, 2013, 08:36

A massive explosion at a Texas fertilizer factory killed as many as 15 people and levelled much of a small Texas town.

RIL inks pact to sell gas from KG-D6 to Indo Gulf Fertilizer

Last Updated: Thursday, March 14, 2013, 17:33

Reliance Industries has signed an agreement to sell natural gas from its flagging eastern offshore KG-D6 fields to Indo Gulf Fertilizer Ltd's Jagdishpur plant.