PARSA – The farmers in the districts of Madhes Province won’t have to face the short supply of chemical fertilizer this year for the winter crops including the wheat farming.
The Agricultural Inputs Company Limited, Madhes Province Regional Office, Birgunj, Parsa has said that needed quantity of DAP chemical fertilizer has been sent to the districts for wheat farming and the urea fertilizer is coming soon.
Head of the Provincial Office, Durga Prasad Pandey said that a total of 16,023 metric tons of DAP and 19,299 metric tons of urea have been sent to the districts till December 13.
“Farmers need DAP in the time of sowing wheat seeds. We have already supplied the received quantity of DAP fertilizers in the districts as per the quota,” he said.
“The farmers need urea after three weeks of sowing the seeds during the time of irrigation. That too will arrive within some days. Around 36,000 metric tons of urea is in the process of arriving,” Pandey added.
With the availability of this volume, there will be no crisis of fertilizer for wheat farming, according to Pandey. The Agricultural Inputs Company Limited, Madhes Province Regional Office, Birgunj, Parsa is responsible to supply chemical fertilizers in all eight districts of Madhes Province, 10 districts of Bagmati Province and Tanahun, Lamjung, Gorkha, Kaski, Parbat and other districts of Gandaki Province.