Working of Fertilizer Subsidy and New Proposals

Context The Centre is working on a plan to restrict the number of fertiliser bags that individual farmers can buy during any cropping season. About Fertilizer Subsidy Farmers buy fertilisers at MRPs (maximum retail price) below their normal supply-and-demand-based market rates or what it costs to produce/import them. The MRP of neem-coated urea, for instance, …

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