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No DAP shortage now in Haryana: Agriculture Minister

Press Reporter News Service

Chandigarh, November 23

Agriculture and Farmers’ Welfare Minister JP Dalal has assured that there can be no extra scarcity of DAP within the state and the growers wouldn’t need to face any problem whereas sowing the rabi crops.

He mentioned this throughout a videoconference with Union Minister of Well being and Household Welfare and Chemical and Fertilizers Mansukh Mandaviya right here on Tuesday.

He expressed gratitude to the Union Minister for assembly the rapid demand of DAP arising as a consequence of premature rains in some elements of Haryana. With this rapid help offered to the state by the Centre, there was no extra scarcity of the fertiliser, Dalal added.

He additional mentioned DAP was imported to India. Throughout the pandemic, it was a tricky time for DAP manufacturing, distribution and transport, which additional led to its scarcity within the nation.

He mentioned DAP was bought on the charge of Rs 3,000 per bag however conserving in view the curiosity of farmers, it had been offered to them on the charge of Rs 1,200 per bag by the Centre.

Additional discussing in regards to the requirement of urea with the Union Minister, Dalal mentioned about 11 lakh metric tonne (MT) of the fertilizer was required within the state. About 4.5 lakh MT of urea had already been made out there to the state by the Centre, he claimed.

In the meantime, the Union Minister additionally accepted the demand of offering 4.5 lakh MT of urea to Haryana until December 31, 2021.

Dalal mentioned conserving in view the welfare of farmers, the urea that was imported at Rs 2,400 per bag was additional offered to the farmers at Rs 267 per bag by the Central and the state governments.

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