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National Productivity Council study: Fertilizer use reduced by 10% with the use of soil cards

The study conducted by the National Productivity Council has reported that the use of soil cards has reduced the fertilizer use by 10% in the country. The study also reported that the productivity has increased by 5-6% due to soil card. This is mainly because the soil card scheme aims at addressing the issue of ..

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Soil Health Card Scheme

Under the integrated soil management initiative, the UPA Government in 2007-08 had launched a scheme to provide soil health card to farmers. However, that scheme did make little progress and in eight years (till 2013), only 50 Lakh soil health cards were released to the farmers. The scheme was freshly launched in 2015 by NDA ..

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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 ..

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Union Government launches Soil Health Card Scheme in Rajasthan

Prime Minister Narendra Modi has launched nationwide Soil Health Card (SHC) scheme in Suratgarh town of Sriganganagar district, Rajasthan. During the launch PM gave slogan- Swasth Dharaa. Khet Haraa (Healthy Earth, Green Farm). Key facts  of Soil Health Card (SHC) scheme SHC is centrally-sponsored nationwide scheme which aims to help farmers to improve the productivity of ..

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