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15 June 2024, 12:09 PM


Basavaraj Bommai CM of karnataks ST Somsshekhat cooperation Minister Dilip Singhani President of IIFCO  DrMansuk Mandovia, Central  Minister of Fertilliser during stone laying program at Aerospace park 2nd stage Naganayakana halli Devanahalli taluk Bengaluru rural district.

Bengaluru: Union Minister of Health and Family Welfare, Fertilizers and Fertilizers Mannukh Mandaviya said that research is being done to produce DAP in liquid urea bottle model through nano technology.  He spoke on Thursday after laying the foundation stone of the ‘Nano Urea Plant’ started by costos organization in Devana halli village.  “Revolutionary changes are taking place in the agricultural sector of the country, as a result of which this company has produced Nano Urea.  A bottle of this is a bag of urea, she expressed.  DAP in liquid form will be quick transportation cost will be low and storage will be easy. Research is going on to produce DAP in the same model, he said.  6 nano urea will help to reduce the subsidy, he said.  Chief Minister Basavaraja Bommai said, “An agreement has been signed with 2 companies in the state to produce ammonia from sea water.  He is confident that 100 percent of the farmers of the state will use the nano urea produced in the state. Foundation Stone Laying Ceremony of IFFCO Nano Urea ( Liquid ) Plant and Kisan Goshti Place : IFFCO- Nano Urea Unit , Hi – tech Defence & Aero space Park , 2nd Phase , Naganayakanahalli , Devanahalli Taluk , Bangalore Rural Dist . Date : 14.07.2022 , Thursday Time : 6.00 pm IFFCO – Indian Farmers Fertiliser Cooperative Ltd was established in 1967 in cooperative Sector with the Primary objective of increasing agricultural productivity and improving rural economy by manufacturing quality fertilizers and promoting their balanced use . IFFCO , being the most successful organization among the cooperatives , has a different flavor from the philosophy of modern commercially run corporates . Initially it was started with 57 cooperative with a share amount of Rs . 6 lakhs and now it has around 36000 member cooperative societies and having annual turnover more than 33000 crores . Serving throughout the country with vast distribution network comprising of cooperatives , IFFDC , FFCO Bazar , FSC , FPO and CSC agencies . Today , IFFCO stands as No.1 Cooperative organization in the world based on contribution to GDP basis as per WCM ( World Cooperative Monitor ) . Besides fertilizers , IFFCO has diversified into sectors like General Insurance , Rural Mobile Telephony and Agro – Chemicals . IFFCO’s foray into the Nanotechnology has had a positive impact on the Agri – food Sector since last year . It is important to highlight the tremendous response being received by IFFCO’s revolutionary innovation ” Nano Urea Liquid both in India and abroad . Benefits such as cost effectiveness , zero wastage easier transportation improved efficiency and eco – friendly have been realised by farmers who have actively participated in the nation – wide trails carried out on number of crops and resulted 8 % enhancement of yield and further have used in their field in the last season . IFFCO’s revolutionary Nano – fertiliser ” IFFCO Nano Urea ( liquid ) ” has been notified under Fertiliser Control Order after rigorous testing and evaluation over past more than two years . With this distinction , IFFCO Nano Urea which is indigenously manufactured and globally patented has become the World’s 1st notified Nano – fertiliser for the farmers . Inclusion of Nano Urea has generated widespread enthusiasm not only within the scientific community but also amongst the masses , as it will be boom not only for t he farmers but will also provide alternative solution to the present day issues being faced by Indian agriculture viz . Declining crop productivity ; Doubling farmers income without compromising on the environment and food security of our future generations . For IFFCO , the source of inspiration had been our Hon’ble Prime Minister who on multiple occasions has exhorted farmers to reduce application of chemical fertilisers like urea to save the mother earth . This dream has been fulfilled through sustained hard work and continuous efforts over past 4 years by scientists and engineers of IFFCO- Nano Biotechnology Research Centre ( NBRC ) , Kalol , Gujarat and field officers who have undertaken country wide field trials . 500 ml bottle of Nano urea can effectively replace 45 Kg bag

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