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    Centre launches fertiliser DBT 2.0 initiatives

    India | July 10, 2019 20:17 IST

    The Centre on Wednesday launched three new technology initiatives to transfer over Rs 70,000-crore fertiliser subsidy directly to farmers' bank accounts.

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    Core sector growth hits 6-month high of 5.2% in September

    Business | October 31, 2017 23:06 IST

    Eight core sectors grew to a six-month high of 5.2 per cent in September, helped by a robust performance in coal, natural gas and refinery segments, official data showed on Tuesday.

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    Empowering rural youth: IFFCO MD talks about 'Digital IFFCO'

    May 16, 2017 17:36 IST

    Dr. Awasthi has proposed a great idea to connect 4 crore farmers (IFFCO members), who are part of the society’s digital via various initiatives. IFFCO Bazar is one such initiative.

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    India's core industries output surges by 3.2% in August

    September 30, 2016 23:52 IST

    Gaining momentum in rise of industrial output, India’s core industries production rose by 3.2 per cent in August on the back of production of steel, fertilisers and refinery products, official data showed on Friday.

  • iran for developing strategic partnership with india

    Iran for developing strategic partnership with India

    World | August 12, 2015 7:21 IST

    New Delhi: Iran hopes Prime Minister Narendra Modi will undertake his visit to Tehran very soon as this would help the two nations draw up a joint strategy against geo-political challenges and set up joint

  • up s deepwater crisis grows 9 times in 11 years

    UP's deepwater crisis grows 9 times in 11 years

    India | July 22, 2015 11:59 IST

    Aligarh District (Uttar Pradesh): Over the past three years, Sukhdev Garg, a 57-year-old, has lost two hours of his day. Here in the fields outside Biraula—a western UP village 350-km west of the state capital

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    No major investment in fertiliser plants during 2010-14: CAG

    May 11, 2015 8:37 IST

    New Delhi: No significant investment was made in the fertiliser sector during 2010-14 period even after the launch of Nutrient Based Subsidy scheme to promote the domestic industry, says a report by government auditor CAG."Audit

  • budget 2015 fertiliser ministry seeks additional rs 30 000

    Budget 2015: Fertiliser Ministry seeks additional Rs 30,000 crore to clear subsidy arrears

    February 26, 2015 16:13 IST

    Fertiliser Ministry has sought additional funds to clear the subsidy arrears of fertiliser manufacturers estimated at over Rs 30,000 crore, in the upcoming budget for the next fiscal.Besides additional funds demanded for outstanding subsidy payments,

  • weakening re subsidy system may impact fertiliser sector

    Weakening Re, subsidy system may impact fertiliser sector:Rabo

    June 08, 2014 16:22 IST

    Mumbai: A potentially weakening rupee and probability of disappointing monsoon due to El Niño effect, alongwith subsidy system may impact the fertiliser sector further, says a report.The demand remains under pressure with the Ministry of

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    Hartal to demand early clearance of financial package for FACT

    India | May 12, 2014 13:09 IST

    Kochi: Private buses were off the roads and shops and commercial establishments remained shut in Ernakulam district today in support of the 12 hour hartal called by the 'Save FACT Action committee', demanding early clearance

  • egom against cutting gas allocation to fertiliser sector

    EGoM against cutting gas allocation to fertiliser sector

    August 24, 2013 6:52 IST

    New Delhi: An empowered Group of Ministers (EGoM) Friday decided against cutting gas allocations for fertiliser plants, while any additional domestic gas available in the next three years would be allocated to the power sector.“There

  • no change in gas allocation priority to fertilisers egom

    No change in gas allocation priority to fertilisers: EGoM

    India | July 17, 2013 20:46 IST

    New Delhi, July 17: An Empowered Group of Ministers (EGoM) headed by Defence Minister A.K. Anthony Wednesday decided against changes to the gas allocation policy and any diversion of KG-D6 gas allocated to the fertiliser

  • india afghanistan to ink pacts during karzai s visit

    India, Afghanistan to ink pacts during Karzai's visit

    World | November 06, 2012 6:37 IST

    New Delhi, Nov 6:  India and Afghanistan will discuss prospects of enhancing Delhi's role in training Afghan security forces and sign four pacts in diverse areas, including mines and fertilisers, during Afghan President Hamid Karzai's

  • mamata makes fresh appeal for reducing fertiliser prices

    Mamata makes fresh appeal for reducing fertiliser prices

    Politics | September 26, 2012 22:58 IST

    Kolkata, Sep 26 ; West Bengal Chief Minister Mamata Banerjee today made a fresh appeal to the Centre for reducing fertilisers prices.”... I had given some proposals for consideration of the central government. My request

  • centre cuts subsidy on fertilisers

    Centre Cuts Subsidy On Fertilisers

    March 01, 2012 16:52 IST

    New Delhi, Mar 1: The government today announced up to 33 per cent cut in the subsidy rates of decontrolled fertilisers such as DAP and MOP for 2012-13, a decision which will help the exchequer

  • no proposal to hike urea price by 40 pc

    No Proposal To Hike Urea Price By 40 PC

    January 16, 2012 18:41 IST

    New Delhi, Jan 16: The government is not considering any proposal to increase the retail price of urea by 40 per cent, Fertilisers Minister Srikant Jena said today.  In an official statement, “He (Jena) has

  • govt to give cash subsidy on kerosene fertilisers from 2012

    Govt To Give Cash Subsidy On Kerosene, Fertilisers From 2012

    India | February 28, 2011 20:14 IST

    New Delhi, Feb 28: With an estimated 60 per cent of subsidised fuel not reaching its targeted population, the Finance Minister Pranab Mukherjee today said BPL families will get direct cash subsidy to buy fertilizers