Fertilisers

P&K fertilisers: 140% hike in subsidy to cost govt Rs 15,000 crore

The Budget allocation for subsidy of P & K fertilisers for FY22 is Rs 20,720 crore against Rs 37,372 crore spent in FY21.

The total fertiliser bill for the current financial year is pegged at Rs 79,530 crore, against Rs 1.28 lakh crore, with urea being the most commonly used and the most subsidised fertiliser.

Green hydrogen: MNRE mulls purchase obligations on fertiliser firms, refineries

Solar and wind plants can produce green hydrogen through electrolysis, a process wherein the electricity generated is put in water to create hydrogen and oxygen.

The 2.5 million tonne (MT) of crude oil produced in the country during the month was 2.1% lower than the production in the year-ago period. Around 85% of the country’s crude oil requirement has to be imported.

With men gone, women shake up farming in rural Nepal

Phulbari is no exception. Its long, flat stretches of land are well-suited to farming, but their proximity to the Mohana river makes them particularly vulnerable to floods.

Indian Express Edit: Forcing healthy PSUs to revive fertiliser plants won’t help industry

Forcing healthy PSUs to revive fertiliser plants won’t help industry or agriculture. Government must deregulate pricing.

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Fertiliser stocks surge; cabinet approves uniform pricing

Shares in Indian fertiliser companies surge. Rashtriya Chemicals and Fertilizers up 5.2 pct, National Fertilizers gains 6.1 pct, Zuari Agro Chemicals surges 12.7 pct and Chambal Fertilisers Chemicals adds 4.8 pct.

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Editorial: Tech-ing it forward

In France, agriculturists are flying drones over their fields for a number of uses...

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