Lucknow: The Uttar Pradesh government has sought adequate availability of fertilisers to meet the demand of the state.

Cooperative Minister of Shivpal Singh Yadav has written to Agriculture Minister Sharad Pawar and Chemical and Fertiliser Minister M K Alagiri in this regard.

In his letter, Yadav said of total fertiliser consumption in the state, around 50 percent was through cooperative sector.

He said of the total allocation of 7 lakh MT of urea for July, only 1.99 lakh MT was allotted to IFFCO and KRIBHCO.

This was against the demand of 3.3 lakh metric tonnes for the state.
Yadav urged IFFCO and KRIBHCO be given the task of allotment of imported urea and handling and transporting of fertiliser as being done earlier, so that shortage of urea in cooperative sector in the state could be removed.


Latest News from Uttar Pradesh News Desk