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PM Modi launches ‘One Nation, One Fertilizer Scheme’ to rejuvenate farmers

New Delhi: PM Modi on Monday launched the ‘Pradhan Mantri Bhartiya Jan Urvarak Pariyojana – One Nation, One Fertilizer’ during the inauration of PM Kisan Samman Sammelan 2022. Under the scheme, Prime Minister launched Bharat urea bags, which will help companies market fertilizers under the single brand name ‘Bharat’. Hightlights He also highlighted that India’s […]

Edited By : Divya Richa | Updated: Oct 18, 2022 12:43 IST
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New Delhi: PM Modi on Monday launched the ‘Pradhan Mantri Bhartiya Jan Urvarak Pariyojana – One Nation, One Fertilizer’ during the inauration of PM Kisan Samman Sammelan 2022. Under the scheme, Prime Minister launched Bharat urea bags, which will help companies market fertilizers under the single brand name ‘Bharat’.

Hightlights

He also highlighted that India’s progress in urea production is noteworthy.

“Today, India is moving towards Aatmanirbharta in urea production through the use of nano-urea. This will be a milestone for the agriculture sector in India. Nano Urea will emerge as a cost-effective medium for farming purposes,” The prime minister said.

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PM Modi also underlined the conversion of fertilizer retail shops and said,” From today, the work will start to convert over 3.15 lakh fertilizer shops into Pradhan Mantri Samruddhi Kendras. These Kendras will be a one-stop solution catering to all requirements of our Annadatas.”

Agri Startup Conclave

Prime Minister Modi also inaugurated the Agri Startup Conclave and Exhibition.

About 300 startups showcased their innovation related to precision farming, post-harvest and value-add solutions, allied agriculture, waste to wealth, mechanization for small farmers, supply chain management, and agri-logistics, among others.

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The platform would facilitate startups to interact with farmers, farmer-producer organizations (FPOs), Agri-experts, corporates etc. Startups will also share their experience and interact with other stakeholders in technical sessions.

PM Modi also launched ‘Indian Edge’, an e-magazine on fertilizer. It will provide information on domestic and international fertilizer scenarios, including recent developments, price trend analysis, availability and consumption, and success stories of farmers, among others.

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First published on: Oct 17, 2022 01:39 PM IST

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