Tamil Nadu Chief Minister MK Stalin on Friday wrote to Union Minister for Substances and Fertilisers Mansukh Mandaviya requesting him to supply the proposed fertilisers to Tamil Nadu, and an more twenty five,000 metric tonnes (MT) of DAP fertilizers and 10,000 MT of MOP fertilizers.
Thanks to superior monsoon, the area of paddy cultivation has crossed 4.nine lakh acres. Also, all the main dams have been opened after many years, major to much more than 10 lakh acres of paddy cultivation. This has greater the area under cultivation to two.seventy two lakh acres above the previous year. As a end result, the full area of land cultivated by crops has crossed 55.five lakh acres.
From October 26, samba cultivation is set to be bright this year, and the need for all fertilizers, primarily urea fertilizer, will enhance this year.
The Centre had proposed to provide 4.911 lakh MT of urea from April to September 2021. But since fertilizer organizations have so considerably supplied only 3.852 lakh MT of urea, there is a deficit of one.059 lakh MT. Similarly, one.47 lakh MT DAP to be presented for the duration of the over interval, fertilizer organizations have supplied only one.15 lakh MT of fertilizers, resulting in a lack of 32,000 MT.
Samba cultivation interval is very crucial for Tamil Nadu. This year, the Point out Governing administration has prepared to make all food grains, such as a hundred twenty five lakh MT of rice, cereals and pulses and enhance the dimensions of cultivated land.
Urea and DAP the lack in fertilizer supply will seriously affect grain yields and also affect farmers’ revenue.
Therefore, the proper orders have been issued to the proper officers and the in general urea as per the strategy and an more twenty five,000 MT DAP. Fertilizers and 10,000 MT MOP Fertilizers, the letter reported.