Nutrient-based subsidy

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

How the incessant use of fertilizer deteriorates the health of soil and adds burden to the exchequer? Discuss it light of the new soil health card scheme.