CM issues directions to sell old stock of DAP fertilizers at old rates

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June 13, 2012 | NEWS | Post by: admin

Chandigarh, June 13 (Babushahi.com bureau): Punjab Government has directed the Agriculture Department to ensure selling of old stock of DAP Fertilizers on the old rates.
Disclosing this here today Director of Agriculture Deartmment Dr.Mangal Singh Sandhu said that Chief Minister Mr. Parkash Singh Badal has issued order in this matter and directed the Agriculture Department, Food and Civil Supplies Department and other sister concerns to disburse the stocked DAP fertilizer on the old rates. He said that it has also been directed to initiate departmental or legal action against all the companies/dealers/co-operative societies which are found selling fertilizers on higher rates to the farmers.
He said that earring companies would be penalized under Fertilizers Control Act 1985.
Dr.Sandhu also urged the farmers to verify the rates printed on the bags during purchase of fertilizers.

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