Farmers should get fertiliser easily, distribution should also be systematic: Chief Minister Chouhan
Tuesday - October 12, 2021 11:53 pm , Category : BHOPAL
There is no shortage of manure fertiliser in the state, farmers also adopting alternative fertilisers
Bhopal 12 October 2021: Chief Minister Shivraj Singh Chouhan has said that along with ensuring the availability of fertilisers to the farmers, systematic distribution is also necessary. There is no shortage of manure and fertilisers in the state. Despite this, the next system should be maintained better. In this regard, the Central Government has been requested to supply fertilisers and manure in sufficient quantity to the state.
While reviewing the fertiliser system for Rabi 2021-22 at his residence today, Chief Minister Chouhan said that there will be no shortage of manure and fertilisers for the farmers in the state. He directed the officers to inform the farmers about all the options of manure and fertilisers and regular monitoring of the available stock should be done. Farmers are adopting alternative fertilisers in the state. Storage should be done on the basis of last year's sales. Chief Minister Chouhan said that it should be ensured that there is no unnecessary rationing anywhere, this creates a feeling that there could be problem of fertiliser in future. The availability of fertiliser should also be publicized through social media.
Chief Minister Chouhan said that strict action should be taken against black marketing of fertilisers. Those found indulging in black marketing will not be spared. Chief Minister Chouhan directed to ensure that the teams involved in the works related to the distribution of fertilisers take precautions to prevent corona and the second dose of vaccine is administered to them. Additional Chief Secretary Agriculture and Cooperative Ajit Kesari, Agriculture Production Commissioner Shailendra Singh and other officers were present in the review meeting.
Fertiliser status of the district will be displayed on the Collector Dashboard
The status of all fertilisers of the district will be visible on the Collector Dashboard. The districts have been given guidance for this arrangement. Training module for collector login has been sent to all the districts.
Verification of top 20 urea buyers
Instructions have been received from the Department of Fertilisers, Government of India for verification of top-20 urea buyers in Kharif 2021. Action is being taken to follow this in the state. The Government of India has expressed satisfaction over the arrangements being made in Madhya Pradesh.
Major instructions of Chief Minister Shri Chouhan
Fertiliser distribution work should be conducted smoothly.
All the district administrations are expected to run a publicity campaign to promote the use of NPK fertilisers.
Use of SSP in place of DAP should also be emphasised.
Open more and more sales centres in all the districts. Do not create any crowded situation anywhere.
Continuous verification of physical stock of fertilisers should be done at the level of Markfed, co-operative society and private seller.
Arrangements should be made in the districts in such a way that storage is done according to the amount of fertilisers sold from cooperative societies and double lock centres in October 2020.
Approval to stock arrival in POS should be given immediately, so that there is no difficulty in the work related to the sale of fertilisers.
Use desktop and mobile versions as required.
Get the top 20 urea vendors verified within the time limit.
Strict legal action should be taken against black marketing of fertilisers, illegal storage, illegal transportation and illegal production.
Publicity of stock availability should be done through social media and other means, so that farmers are aware – Window to News