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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.

Union Budget 2014: Govt to formulate new urea policy

Last Updated: Thursday, July 10, 2014, 15:17

Finance Minister Arun Jaitley in his Budget 2014-15 Thursday announced that a new policy for urea will be formulated.

Economic Survey 2013-14: Govt, farmers waste funds about Rs 8,500 cr on urea

Last Updated: Wednesday, July 09, 2014, 19:01

The survey has is batting for bringing urea under NBS and direct subsidy payments to farmers for balanced use of fertilisers.

No proposal to increase urea prices yet: Ministry

Last Updated: Monday, June 09, 2014, 18:48

The official, who asked not to be identified because Parliament is in session, said his ministry had not moved any plan to increase urea rates.

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.

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.

IFFCO gets approval to set up $1.6 bn urea plant in Canada

Last Updated: Saturday, April 19, 2014, 17:52

The proposed facility will have a production capacity of up to 1.6 million tonnes of urea and 7,60,000 tonnes of diesel diesel exhaust fluid (DEF), it said.

Near-term challenges for fertiliser sector remain: Report

Last Updated: Thursday, March 27, 2014, 18:58

ICRA Research estimates a relatively moderate overall volume growth in FY15 with imports of non-urea fertilisers expected to grow by 15-20 percent in the next fiscal.

Gas price hike to set off farm or food subsidy dilemma

Last Updated: Friday, March 21, 2014, 10:51

India's plan to double gas prices from April threatens to hit government efforts to cut its fiscal deficit, as higher production costs for the country`s most widely used fertiliser force authorities to raise either farm or food subsidies.

Indian agro-scientist develops world`s first nano-fertiliser through biosynthesis

Last Updated: Monday, March 10, 2014, 13:16

An Indian agro-scientist has innovated nano-fertilisers using biosynthesis, for the first time in the world.

BJP attacks UPA govt for hike in fixed cost of urea

Last Updated: Friday, February 28, 2014, 22:52

BJP on Friday attacked the UPA government for its decision to hike fixed cost of urea saying this "anti-farmer" step will adversely affect peasants.

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.