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SPIC ties up with farmer network to open first Model Fertiliser Retail Shop

Besides selling quality fertilisers at genuine prices, MFRS will provide a range of consulting and agri-related services for enhanced farm productivity

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The shop has been set up in association with Horti Research Centre LLP, a dealer with a network of over 4,000 farmers.

T E Narasimhan Chennai
Southern Petrochemicals Industries Corporation Limited (SPIC),an agri-nutrient and fertiliser companies part of AM International, started a model fertiliser retail shop (MFRS) in Kerala. SPIC is the first private fertiliser company to set-up an MFRS in the state. 

The shop has been set up in association with Horti Research Centre LLP, a dealer with a network of over 4,000 farmers. Idukki district has a potential retail market for plantation crops such as cardamom, tea, coffee, pepper, and vegetables. 

Also known as Kisan Suvidha Kendra, the centre introduced the concept of MFRS in the 2016-17 budget. Besides selling quality fertilisers at genuine prices, MFRS

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First Published: Nov 27 2020 | 6:14 PM IST

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