Imported chemical fertilizers being supplied to districts

Published On: August 11, 2022 11:55 AM NPT By: Republica  | @RepublicaNepal

BIRGUNJ, August 11: Chemical fertilizers (Urea) procured by the Agriculture Inputs Company Limited through global bidding is being supplied to 16 districts. 

A total of 5,000 metric tons of chemical fertilizers imported in Nepal is being supplied to different districts. Altogether 100,000 sacks of chemical fertilizers were imported to Birgunj in two phases. 

Information Officer for the Agriculture Inputs Company Limited Provincial Office, Birgunj, Alok Kumar said that the chemical fertilizer is being sent to different districts as per the need. 

“An additional 12,000 metric tons of fertilizers is being transported to the country (Birgunj) through the Sirsiya dry port," he added. 

The office has been supplying chemical fertilizers in 16 districts, including Madhesh Province districts, Kathmandu, Kavre, Dhading, Makawanpur, Sindhuli, Chitwan, Tanahun, Parbat, Nuwakot and Kaski. 

The fertilizer is being distributed to the farmers through the Agriculture Inputs Company’s offices based in different districts. 

The government had entrusted the Swiss Singapore Overseas Enterprises with the responsibility of importing 30,000 metric tons of chemical fertilizers that was purchased from Oman through global bidding.


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