As part of the efforts being made by the state government to reduce the cost of agriculture in Chhattisgarh, on the instructions of Chief Minister Bhupesh Baghel, it has now been decided to provide fertilizers to the farmers in Kharif 2021 at the reduced rates through cooperative societies. Such farmers who have already purchased fertilizers, the difference between the new and old rates will be returned through the committees.
After the new decision of the government, the fertilizers payable to the farmers through the committees have been drastically cut per sack. Now farmers will get DAP from 1800 to 1950 instead of Rs 1200, NPK 12:32:16 at Rs 1185 instead of Rs 1747, SSP powder at Rs 340 instead of Rs 375, SSP granular at Rs 370 instead of 406 and Zinc SSP powder Rs 391. 355 instead of Rs. Lakhs of farmers of the state will be benefited by the decision to reduce the rates of fertilizers. The financial burden on them will not increase during sowing the crop.