World’s First Nano DAP Liquid Fertiliser launched by IFFCO
01 May 2023, New Delhi: World’s first Nano DAP Liquid Fertiliser by IFFCO was introduced last week by Minister of Home Affairs & Cooperation Mr. Amit Shah at IFFCO Sadan, New Delhi in an effort to provide farmers the means to boost productivity & help increase their income.
IFFCO has set up manufacturing facilities for the production of Nano DAP Fertilisers at Kalol, Kandla in Gujarat, and Paradeep in Orissa. Production at Kalol Plant has already started and this year 5 crore Bottles of Nano DAP liquid equivalent to 25 lakh tonnes of DAP will be produced. It is expected that by FY 2025-26, 18 crore bottles of Nano DAP will be produced through IFFCO’s 3 Nano DAP plants.
Nano DAP Liquid is an efficient source of Nitrogen & Phosphorus and helps in overcoming Nitrogen & Phosphorus deficiencies in plants. The Nano Di-ammonium Phosphate (DAP) liquid fertilizer developed by the Indian Farmers Fertiliser Cooperative (IFFCO), the country’s largest fertilizer cooperative, has been notified by the Ministry of Agriculture and Farmers Welfare under the Fertilizer Control Order on March 2, 2023, and a gazette notification was issued allowing IFFCO to produce Nano DAP liquid in India. It is biologically safe & Eco- friendly, fit for residue-free green farming.
Speaking on the Occasion Mr. Amit Shah, Minister of Home Affairs & Minister of Cooperation, Govt. of India, said, “Successful co-operative societies coming out of their framework for research and foraying into new fields have made it a source of inspiration for all co-operative societies today. IFFCO’s product launch of Nano DAP (Liquid) is a significant beginning to make India self-reliant in the field of fertilizers. As the health of crores of Indians is being threatened due to chemical fertilizer-laden land today, IFFCO Nano DAP (Liquid) will increase both the quality and quantity of production and also of life and make a huge contribution in increasing farmer’s income and land conservation.”
“The total fertilizer production in the country has been 384 lakh metric tonnes. In this cooperative societies have produced 132 lakh metric tonnes. Out of 132 lakh metric tonnes of fertilizers, IFFCO alone has produced 90 lakh metric tonnes of fertilizers. Our cooperative society IFFCO has a huge contribution in India’s self-reliance”, further added Mr. Amit Shah.
Chairman IFFCO, Mr. Dileep Sanghani said “Nano DAP Liquid has been made in line with PM Modi’s vision of Sahkar se Samriddhi and Atmanirbhar Bharat to increase farmer’s income and provide them with a better future.”
MD IFFCO, Dr. U S Awasthi said, “Nano DAP liquid is very effective in enhancing the nutritional quality & productivity of crops and has a huge positive impact on the environment thus resulting in a significant reduction in Global Warming.” He further informed that IFFCO has been continuously working on highly Innovative New Age farming technologies and practices for the betterment of the farmers.
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