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Government of India
Ministry of Chemicals and Fertilizers
10-December-2010 15:39 IST
Supply of Fertilizers to Madhya Pradesh

            The demand, availability and sales of major fertilizers like Urea, DAP, MOP & NPK in Madhya Pradesh during the year 2010-11 (Kharif 2010 and Rabi 2010-11 up to November 2010) is as follows:

                                                                                                (Qty.in lakh metric tones)

Product

2010-11

Demand

Availability*

Sales*

Urea

12.16

10.93

10.76

DAP

9.48

9.36

9.16

MOP

1.30

1.17

1.03

Complex

3.42

3.08

2.99

*Including 71,500 MT, 34290 MT and 35250 MT of Urea, DAP and NPK stock pre-positioned.

 

            As can be seen, the availability of Urea, DAP and MOP fertilizers has been adequate.  The short supplies of NPK fertilizers have been adequately compensated with additional supplies of DAP.

            No  loss of crop has been reported by Government of Madhya Pradesh.

            This information was given by the Minister of State for Chemicals and Fertilizers Shri Srikant Kumar Jena in a written reply in the Rajya Sabha today.

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