Chennai, April 29, 2023: World’s first Nano DAP Liquid Fertiliser by IFFCO was introduced today by Hon’ble Minister of Home Affairs & Cooperation Shri Amit Shah at IFFCO Sadan, New Delhi in an effort to provide farmers the means to boost productivity & help increase their income. A Giant Step towards realising PM’s dream of Sahkar Se Samriddhi & Atmanirbhar Bharat. Hon’ble Minister dedicated the Nano DAP Liquid Fertiliser to the service of the Nation at a ceremony held at IFFCO, New Delhi which was watched online by millions of Farmers, Member Cooperatives societies throughout India & Abroad.
IFFCO has set up manufacturing facilities for 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 25 lakh Ton 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 the Nitrogen & Phosphorus deficiencies in plant. The Nano Di-ammonium Phosphate (DAP) liquid fertiliser 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 Shri Amit Shah, Hon’ble 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 Fertilizer. 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 have a huge contribution in India’s self-reliance”, further added Shri Amit Shah.