Presentation No. 8 on Fertiliser Sector. Status . India is the second largest consumer and third largest producer of fertiliser in the world. India consumed 54 million tonnes and produced 38 million tonnes fertiliser products in 2012-13.
India’s dependence on imports (Per cent)
Source : FAI and Nitrogen +Syngas , Vol. 325, September-October 2013
Improving Fertiliser Use efficiency
Package of agricultural practices suited to diverse agro-climatic conditions.
Innovative Fertiliser Products
Customized, specialty and liquid fertilisers, fertilisers fortified with micro-nutrients.
Coated fertilisers for slow release properties
Bio-fertilisers and organic matter
Improving fertiliser quality control mechanism.
Focus on skill development and training.