Indian govt to supply 195 metric tonnes of urea to Punjab

North Gazette News/New Delhi
Indian government on Tuesday said that 195 metric tonnes of urea would be supplied to Punjab to meet the requirement of farmers for the ongoing Rabi Season 2014-15.

Indian government spokesperson said that 195 metric tonnes of urea is being supplied to Punjab of which 193 metric tonnes has been already supplied as on January 26, 2015.

“While the supply of the remaining 179.97 metric tonnes would commence from January 26, 2015,” the spokesperson, adding that Indian government had enough urea stocks to meet the demand of farmers during the ongoing Rabi Season 2014-15.

The spokesperson said that for the Rabi crop 2014-15, the all-India requirement of Urea for January 2015 has been assessed as 2941.54 thousand metric tonnes. “Against this, there is a supply plan of 2959.20 thousand metric tonnes in the country and the total despatches have been 2259.19 thousand metric tonnes upto January 26, 2015,” he said.

He added that while the availability of Urea, including the opening stock as on January 26, 2015, is 2402.61 thousand metric tonnes.

RABI 2014-15 Urea Supply chart as released by Government of India

States Requirement Supply plan Opening Stock as on 01.01.15 Despatches upto 26.01.15 Receipts upto 26.01.15 Availability as on 26.01.15

Andhra Pradesh 150.00 150.39 7.73 130.07 104.21 137.81
Karnataka 100.00 100.56 6.36 85.24 58.56 91.61
Kerala 10.00 10.60 0.03 13.01 12.96 13.04
Tamil Nadu 55.00 55.87 7.79 55.62 39.96 63.41
Telanaga 120.00 121.21 9.64 45.10 45.55 54.73
Gujarat 225.00 225.82 4.58 163.81 146.60 168.38
Madhya Pradesh 164.00 166.06 21.12 142.47 161.61 163.59
Chhattisgarh 40.00 40.85 2.00 23.97 21.24 25.96
Maharashtra 172.90 173.60 14.26 135.34 132.33 149.60
Rajasthan 240.00 240.54 1.31 202.42 164.43 203.73
Haryana 230.00 230.12 1.66 203.12 167.46 204.78
Punjab 200.00 200.37 2.34 193.66 179.97 195.99
Himachal Pradesh 10.00 10.85 0.04 6.82 6.43 6.86
Jammu & Kashmir 14.35 14.15 1.89 5.69 0.00 7.57
Uttar Pradesh 750.00 750.36 30.88 560.71 528.58 591.59
Uttarakhand 30.00 27.05 0.42 18.39 17.96 18.81
Bihar 175.00 175.66 12.24 159.63 142.06 171.87
Jharkhand 18.00 22.20 2.75 10.45 10.45 13.20
Orissa 30.64 35.10 9.17 13.08 7.72 22.25
West Bengal 160.00 162.56 4.53 65.30 74.69 69.83
Assam 39.10 36.11 0.57 23.01 20.18 23.58
All India 2941.54 2959.20 143.42 2259.19 2044.90 2402.61