UP Farmer News: Dr GP Tiwari, Principal Manager Agriculture, IFFCO, Uttar Pradesh, visited Pradhan Mantri Kisan Samriddhi Kendra at Barabanki to know about the benefits offered to farmers. While talking to the farmers, Tiwari said that now only one bottle of nano urea can do the job of one bag of urea. This will reduce the transportation cost of urea manifold. He said, nano urea will give maximum production in low budget. Interaction between IFFCO officials and farmers was held at Navin Galla Mandi Barabanki. Farmers said that the cost of farming is reducing with nano urea. IFFCO Uttar Pradesh Director Dr GP Tiwari said that IFFCO is sending large quantities of fertilisers, nano urea, specific nutrient fertilizers to these centres. Through this, the farmers here can use it as organic fertilizer on their land. As a result, their soil fertility will increase significantly. He said that this center is providing agricultural inputs to the farmers at a fair price and conveniently, thereby increasing their income.
Barabanki Chief Minister Kisan Samriddhi Kendra in-charge Surendranath Tripathi said that through these centers, farmers will be provided urea, DAP, NPK, soil testing, agricultural implements besides nano urea, DAP, sagrica, organic fertilizers at fair prices. , facilitating technical discussions including pesticides, herbicides and improved seeds. He said that this center is providing agricultural inputs to the farmers at a fair price and conveniently, thereby increasing their income. PIB Joint Director Dilip Shukla while talking to reporters said that Kisan Samriddhi Kendra is not only providing all agricultural facilities to farmers under one roof, but also increasing yield through liquid form of Nano Urea, Nano Potash and Nano NPK. and help increase farmers’ incomes by reducing costs.
He said the center is providing free spray machines to the farmers to use as per their requirement. Farmer Ramananda described the revolutionary initiative ‘PMKSK’ undertaken by the Prime Minister as a transformative step and said that timely availability of agricultural produce has been ensured with the implementation of this scheme. Farmer Rajbali said that as a result of the implementation of this project, he will not have to travel anywhere else. Availability of all agricultural inputs at one place makes their purchase convenient and saves time.
27488 fertilizer shops will be converted into Kishan Samriddhi Kendras.
It is noteworthy that Uttar Pradesh has the highest number of Farmer Samriddhi Kendras in the country at 32474. Soon 27488 fertilizer shops will also be converted into prosperity centers to help farmers. The Prime Minister inaugurated 600 Pradhan Mantri Kisan Samriddhi Kendras (PMKSK) under the Ministry of Chemicals and Fertilizers in October 2022. Under this scheme, retail fertilizer shops in the country will be converted to PMKSK in a phased manner. PMKSK will address various needs of farmers and provide facilities for testing agricultural inputs (fertilizers, seeds, implements), soil, seeds and fertilizers, create awareness among farmers. Will provide information about various government schemes and ensure regular capacity building of retailers at Block/District level outlets. There are plans to convert over 3.3 lakh retail fertilizer shops to PMKSK