Source: The Hindu
PM will inaugurate World's first Nano Urea (Liquid) Plant constructed at Indian Farmers Fertilizer Cooperative Ltd (IFFCO) at Kalol.
Nano Urea (Liquid) is a source of nitrogen which is a major essential nutrient required for the proper growth and development of a plant.
This fertiliser is applied on leaves as against in soil in the case of conventional Urea.
Nano urea is an indigenous product developed through proprietary technology at the Nano Biotechnology Research Center (NBRC) of IFFCO, located in Kalol, Gujarat.
World’s first Nano Urea (Liquid) Plant:
The Nano Urea (Liquid) Plant has been built at the cost of around 175 crore rupees.
It will further provide farmers the means to boost productivity and help increase their income.
The ultramodern Nano Fertilizer Plant has been established keeping in mind the increase in crop yield through the use of Nano Urea.
The Plant will produce about 1.5 lakh bottles of 500 ml per day.
Benefits of Nano urea: