A total of 1,321 tonnes of urea reached here on Wednesday. The Agriculture Department has made arrangements for its immediate despatch to the cooperative go-downs across the district.
S. Ganesh, District Collector, inspected the quality of urea at the railway station before its despatch to cooperative societies. According to R. Sadanandam, Joint Director of Agriculture (in-charge), 1,068 tonnes of urea had been sent to 62 cooperative societies while the balance 253 tonnes had been retained as buffer stock to meet any crisis. He expressed the hope that the ‘samba’ farmers would get adequate quantity of urea during the forthcoming season.
Source : The Hindu