Government Considering Options To Decontrol Urea: Fertiliser Minister

Bloomberg Quint | Dec 4, 2019 at 10:00 PM
  • The government is seriously considering options for decontrolling urea by either fixing a nutrient-based subsidy rate or making direct payment of subsidy to farmers’ account, Fertiliser Minister Sadananda Gowda said on Wednesday.
  • As far as fertiliser policies and payments are concerned, the government is in continuous dialogue with all the stakeholders and various wings of the government.
  • The minister also urged the industry to redefine the role of fertilisers industry by introducing newer forms of fertilisers and lauded efforts of cooperative fertiliser firm IFFCO in developing ‘Nano fertilisers’.