Nutrient-based subsidy: GK, Current Affairs, Questions, Trivia and News

Key Facts About Fertilizer Subsidy Policy in India

Fertilizer subsidy is the difference between the retention price of fertilizers and the price at which fertilizers are made available to consumers. The difference is paid to industry as subsidy. Fertilisers, after oil and food, account for the third-biggest share of India’s total subsidy bill, which is estimated at Rs 2.46 crore for 2014-15. The ..

Understanding the Soil Health card

Soil Health card is the report card of the soil which provides all one need to know about the quality of soil. It gives comprehensive information about the soil from nutrient content in the soil, type of soil, fertilizer required, crop suitability to ambient temperature and rainfall condition. The ideal NPK (nitrogen, phosphorous, potassium) proportion ..