New Urea Policy 2015

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The government provides urea to farmers at a subsidised rate to enhance productivity without raising the input costs exponetially. A view of a farmer sprinkling urea on his paddy field in the backdrop of lush palms in a village near Chamundeshwari Temple, Mysore, Karnataka.

Abstract: Evidence points towards a moderate success of the New Urea Policy. Although increasing indigenous production seems imperative, the rising need to address multi-nutrient deficiencies weakens the case for urea specific growth.

The article should be cited as G’nY staff, 2019.. New Urea Policy 2015, Geography and You, 19(21): 26-31