Over 57000 MT fertilizers made availabe to HP farmers

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Shimla, feb 11 (UNI) Himachal Pradesh Agriculture Department today said that as against the demand of 68,007, metric tones of fertilizers, it had made available 57,180 MT to the farmers during the rabi season.

The Spokesman said that during last 40 days, the State Government made available 18,100 metric tones fertilizers for the farmers of the State which included 5,800 metric tones NPK, 2500 metric tones murate of potash, 1800 metric tonne single super phasphate, 1,000 metric tonne CAN and 7,000 metric tonne urea.

'Keeping in view the demand of H.P., the Central Government sent first consignment of 2500 metric tonne of the fertilizer to the State which reached the State on February four and that most of the fertilizers had been sent to various godowns of HIMFED,' he added UNI XC AS JN BP2044

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