Fertilizer Sector reforms – NBS, bio-fertilizers, Neem coating, etc.

Govt plans DBT in fertiliser subsidy

  1. Context: Govt plans to directly transfer the fertiliser subsidy to farmers
  2. Department (DoF) is working closely with the mission directorate (DBT) to implement DBT in fertilisers
  3. Pilot: in 20 districts, on phosphoric and potassic fertilisers, in Gujarat & Odisha
  4. Allocation: Rs 73,000 crores for the fertiliser subsidy in the current financial year

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