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

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