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Farmers should not worry and fertilizers will be made available 

Farmers should not worry and fertilizers will be made available
Chief Minister Shri Shivraj Singh Chouhan has said that availability of DAP, Urea, NPK will be ensured as per requirement of the state, farmers should not worry. He told farmers to shed the mindset of manure shortage and not to worry, required quantity of manure will be provided from time to time. 32 additional rakes will reach various places in the state by October 30. This urea will be made available to the farmers. Discussion has been held with the Government of India for supply of fertilizers in November. We will definitely get manure as per the requirement of the state.

Chief Minister Shri Chouhan was reviewing the status of fertilizers in the state at residence. Chief Secretary Shri Iqbal Singh Bains, Agriculture Production Commissioner Shri Shailendra Singh, Additional Chief Secretary Agriculture Shri Ajit Kesari and other officers were present in the meeting.

Chief Minister Shri Chouhan said that by the end of October last year, 3 lakh 48 thousand metric tonnes of urea had been lifted by the farmers. This year 3 lakh 18 thousand metric tonnes have been lifted. The remaining quantity will also be made available by the end of this month i.e. by October 31. Last year till the end of October, 2 lakh 78 thousand metric tonnes of DAP was purchased by the farmer. This year, 2 lakh 31 thousand metric tonnes of DAP have been purchased by farmers and the remaining quantity is also being made available.

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