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Centre seizes 35,000 bags of urea diverted from agricultural use

Being highly subsidised, there is always a tendency to divert urea towards non-agriculture purposes

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Urea | agricultural | fertilisers

Sanjeeb Mukherjee  |  New Delhi 



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The urea meant for agriculture was diverted towards dyes, plywood, cattle feed, and the textile industry

More than seven years after the Centre made it mandatory for all domestic producers to make 100 per cent neem-coated urea, the government has seized around 35,000 bags of diverted for non-agriculture purposes in the last few months.

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First Published: Mon, June 06 2022. 20:45 IST

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