The newly launched nano-urea liquid has higher nutrient utilization efficiency, which will boost agricultural production and increase farmers’ incomes, an Indian Farmers’ Fertilizer Cooperative Limited (IFFCO) official said on Saturday.
Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Saturday virtually inaugurated the world’s first liquid nano-urea plant by IFFCO near Kalol town in Gandhinagar district of Gujarat.
The nano-urea plant was set up by IFFCO to provide farmers with the means to increase their productivity and increase their income.
“Nano-urea has higher nutrient utilization efficiency and aims to reduce soil, water and air pollution. The use of liquid nano-urea will lead to a substantial increase in farmers’ income and significantly reduce logistics and warehousing costs,” IFFCO said in a statement. Release.
The inspiration to make nano-urea came from the Prime Minister’s vision to reduce the use of urea in soil. The liquid fertilizer will be sprayed on the plants using drones for best results, said IFFCO Managing Director Dr US Awasthi.
“The nano-urea liquid has been shown to be highly effective in increasing nutritional quality and crop productivity and has a huge positive impact on groundwater and environmental quality. On 3.60 crore bottles of nano-urea liquid, which were produced by IFFCO, almost 2.50 crore bottles have already been sold,” Dr. Awasthi said.
Speaking on the occasion, IFFCO Chairman Dileep Sanghani said the nano-urea liquid was made in line with Prime Minister’s Atmanirbhar Bharat vision and with the aim of increasing farmers’ incomes .
“The nano-urea was developed locally using proprietary technology from IFFCO’s Nano Biotechnology Research Center (NBRC) in Kalol. Kalol’s first production unit was completed with an investment of Rs 175 crore and has the capacity to producing 1.5 lakh 500ml bottles per day,” Sanghani said.
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