04 June 2022, New Delhi: Nano urea has been prepared using nano technology by IFFCO for the first time in the world. This IFFCO Nano Urea is found in liquid medium, which is an efficient alternative to conventional urea. Application of 1 bottle of Nano Urea can effectively replace at least 1 bag of Urea.
The product has been tested on more than 90 crops across 11,000 locations in collaboration with ICAR-KVKs, Research Institutes, State Agriculture Universities and progressive farmers of India.
IFFCO’s Nano Urea Patent Certified by Government of India
The government of India granted IFFCO Nano Urea patent certification on 1st July 2022. The patent (Patent no. 400681) is on the name of Nano Biotechnology Research Centre, Indian Farmers Fertilizer Cooperative Limited (IFFCO). The name of the inventor is Mr. Ramesh Raliya.
The patent has been granted to the process of manufacturing of nano nitrogen from urea. It also includes the process of slow release of urea and enhanced utilization by the plants. The patent is valid for 20 years from 25th December 2019 as per patents act 1970.
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