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TOI Social Impact Awards 2015: How they came together for some natural choices

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In their effort to pick environment category winners, the jury got into an engaging discussion on some contentious ecological issues. Read More

TOI Social Impact Awards 2015: Thank goodness, these men & women make a difference

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A doctor couple who have revolutionized the delivery of healthcare to tribals in Naxal-hit Gadchiroli district, a civil hospital in Ahmedabad which defies stereotypes about state-run institutions, a government programme to take science to children who live in the forgotten interiors of the country, and a corporate’s effort to bring the girl child into the warm, nurturing embrace of education were among the path-breaking initiatives and inspiring human endeavours and that got the nod from the high-powered Jury that met to choose the 2014-15 winners of the Times of India Social Impact Awards. Read More

IFFCO Bringing Down Energy Consumption in Its Urea Plants

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As the government has made it mandatory for fertiliser firms to produce neem-coated urea, the country’s largest fertiliser co-operative IFFCO is focussing on major energy saving projects to develop good quality neem. In an interview with Prashant Mukherjee, IFFCO chairman US Awasthi emphasises that the rationalisation of subsidies to eliminate leakages should be the government’s priority. Excerpts. Read More

From Bharat to India

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A farmers’ co-operative wants to become a global brand. Can IFFCO make the change? Read More

Making DBT in fertilisers work

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India’s largest nutrient maker tells The Indian Express how 11 crore farmers can directly receive subsidy now going to the industry. – Read more

Iffco Acquires 1.12 Per Cent Stake in NCDEX for Rs 10 Crore: Report

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Cooperative major Indian Farmers Fertiliser Cooperative Ltd (IFFCO) has increased its stake in National Commodity & Derivatives Exchange Ltd (NCDEX) by buying a 1.12 per cent stake from Renuka Sugars for about Rs 10 crore. Read More

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