India News | Press Trust of India | Saturday September 5, 2015
Central government is preparing an "action plan" for transferring the fertilizer subsidy directly to farmers, Minister of State Hansraj Ahir said in Vijayawada today.
Press Trust of India | Tuesday February 17, 2015
In a letter to FM, Fertilizer Association of India DG has said that urea manufacturers have not been paid since August, 2014.
Wednesday January 14, 2015
Fertilizer Minister Ananth Kumar on Wednesday announced he will give up buying subsidised cooking gas (LPG) and requested all those who don't need the subsidy to join the initiative.
Monday December 23, 2013
Natural gas prices in India may jump to $10 within three years of implementation of the Rangarajan formula, generating enough additional revenue to meet higher subsidy outgo on the fertilizer sector.
India News | Edited by Prasad Sanyal | Monday November 26, 2012
From January 1, 2013, this scheme is expected benefit people in 51 districts across the country, where Aadhar cards have been distributed in large numbers. The government aims to cover the entire country by the end of next year, ahead of the 2014 elections.
Wednesday September 26, 2012
The increase in prices will help reduce the governments fertilizer subsidy bill, which is estimated to touch Rs 60,900 crore this fiscal.
Monday June 18, 2012
“It has not taken note of many recent structural reforms initiatives taken by the government, such as UIDAI, fertilizer subsidy reform, capping subsidies as a fraction of GDP, new manufacturing policy, new telecom policy,” the minister said in a release. Fitch on Monday downgraded India’s growth outlook to negative.
Friday May 18, 2012
Jena also urged states to ensure that there was no black marketing of fertilizers.
Wednesday January 18, 2012
An inter-ministerial panel has approved a proposal to cut subsidy on non-urea fertilisers like DAP and MoP.