With the onset of Kharif season, the offtake of chemical fertilizers has elevated. So way over 4.98 lakh metric tonnes of chemical fertilizers have been distributed to the farmers. This determine is 2.66 lakh greater than the two.32 lakh metric tonnes of fertilizer distributed until June 20 within the final Kharif season. Double lock, 2.03 lakh metric tonnes of manure is out there for distribution in cooperatives and a pair of.11 lakh metric tonnes in non-public sector as of as we speak.
Against the goal of 13.70 lakh metric tonnes of chemical fertilizers within the present Kharif season, to this point 9.13 lakh metric tonnes of manure has been saved within the state, which is 67 p.c of the goal. So far 4.98 lakh metric tonnes of manure has been distributed to farmers via cooperatives and personal sectors, which is just 55 p.c of the amount of storage. According to the data acquired from the Agriculture Department, 4.15 lakh metric tonnes of manure is out there for distribution as of as we speak, out of which 2.03 lakh is saved with Markfed and Co-operative Society and a pair of.11 lakh metric tonnes of chemical fertilizers are saved within the non-public sector. In the Kharif season 2021, solely 2.32 lakh metric tonnes of manure was lifted by the farmers within the state through the interval of twentieth June, whereas until June 20 this 12 months, 4.98 lakh metric tonnes of manure has been lifted by the farmers.
Additional Director Agriculture Shri A.C. Padam knowledgeable that in as we speak’s state of affairs 2 lakh 16 thousand 247 metric tonnes of urea, 46 thousand 587 metric tonnes of DAP, 33 thousand 854 metric tonnes of NPK, 25 thousand 759 metric tonnes of potash, 92 thousand 687 metric tonnes of tremendous phosphate are saved. He stated that steady efforts are being made for the provision of chemical fertilizers within the state. The Government of India has permitted the provision of 13 lakh 70 thousand metric tonnes of fertilizers for the present Kharif season, in opposition to which until date solely 5 lakh 88 thousand 73 metric tonnes of chemical fertilizers have been provided. This contains urea 3 lakh 19 thousand 562 metric tons, DAP one lakh 47 thousand 956 metric tons, NPK 29 thousand 885 metric tons, potash 32 thousand 677 metric tons, tremendous phosphate 57 thousand 993 tremendous phosphate.