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Plan panel favours nutrient based subsidy on fertilisers

Last Updated: Wednesday, February 06, 2013, 17:49

Planning Commission on Wednesday said it is in favour of nutrient based subsidy (NBS) on fertilisers and there should be a balance between different kinds of crop nutrients to maintain soil health.

Govt constitutes GoM to review urea pricing policy

Last Updated: Wednesday, January 23, 2013, 18:06

Facing a mounting subsidy burden and imbalanced use of fertilisers, government has constituted a Group of Ministers (GoM), which is likely to be headed by Agriculture Minister Sharad Pawar to look into urea pricing.

Cash subsidy scheme for fertilisers soon: Alagiri

Last Updated: Sunday, December 02, 2012, 22:53

Initially it would be introduced in Madurai, he told reporters here.

Govt plans to reduce subsidy on fertilisers: Pawar

Last Updated: Tuesday, May 15, 2012, 14:52

Concerned over the adverse impact of fertilisers on soil and crops, government plans to reduce subsidy on it and divert funds to organic manures, bio- fertilisers, green manures and promotion of organic farming.

Govt mulls hiking urea retail prices by 10% this fiscal

Last Updated: Wednesday, April 04, 2012, 23:25

The government is mulling increasing retail price of urea, a key fertiliser, by 10 percent to reduce its subsidy burden in the current fiscal.