- J-K agricultural sector receives a boost
- First liquid nano urea from IFFCO transported to J-K
- Will enhance crop yield, says LG Sinha
India: The agricultural sector struck a quantum jump in its practices introducing IFFCO’s Nano Urea (Liquid). As per the official statement, 15,000 bottles of Liquid Nano Urea are leaving Kalol, Gujrat today for the farmers of Jammu and Kashmir. Out of this, 75,000 bottles are to be distributed amongst the farmers of Jammu while the remaining will be supplied to the farmers in Kashmir.
Lieutenant Governor Manoj Sinha on Tuesday flagged off the first consignment of IFFCO’s Nano Urea (Liquid) from the Kalol area of Gujarat, through virtual mode.
Expressing gratitude to PM Modi, Lieutenant Governor said,” I express my heartfelt gratitude to Prime Minister Narendra Modi for encouraging the agricultural scientists and farmers, for the last many years, to reduce the use of urea. His vision has made this into a reality, which will bring reforms in the agriculture sector of Jammu and Kashmir.”
Sinha also acknowledged Dr U S Awasthi, Managing Director, IFFCO, and his entire team members for developing the world’s first Liquid Nano Urea, which will boost crop yield, protect crops from seasonal damage and preserve soil quality.
Speaking about the objective behind emerging Nano Urea (Liquid), Dr U S Awasthi, Managing Director, IFFCO said, “ it is indigenously developed after many years of dedicated and sincere research of IFFCO’s Scientists and Engineers through a proprietary technology developed at Nano Biotechnology Research Centre, Kalol.”