59th Fertiliser Association of India Annual Seminar 2023

  • Inaugurated by Dr Mansukh Mandaviya, Union Minister of Chemicals & Fertilisers and Health and Family Welfare.
  • The theme of the seminar was “Innovations in Fertiliser and Agriculture Sectors”.
  • Underscored the need to focus on the promotion of integrated crop management, improving soil health through balanced nutrition, developing technologically superior products and penetrating technology from labs to farmers’ fields.
  • Union Government has set up close to 2 lakh Model Retail outlets known as Pradhan Mantri Kisan Samridhi Kendras which are acting as one-stop shops for all agricultural activities.
  • Awards were distributed by the Union Minister to companies, scientists and other individuals to recognize excellence in production, environment performance, safety, marketing and promotion of micronutrients, bio-fertilisers, etc. and for their contribution to research and development towards improving agricultural productivity.
  • Three publications issued by the Fertiliser Association of India were also launched on the occasion, namely, The Fertiliser (Inorganic, Organic or Mixed) (Control) Order 1985; Fertiliser Statistics 2022-23; and Specialty Fertiliser and Micronutrient Statistics 2022-23.
  • An exhibition with 56 exhibitors from India and abroad showcased their products and services.
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