Ease of doing business enhanced in Fertilizer Sector

New Delhi, July 25, 2020: Union Minister for
Chemicals and Fertilizers D.V
Sadananda Gowda said that the
NDA Government is making all-out
efforts for ease of doing business in
the fertilizer sector so that it can be
made Atmanirbhar and the farming
community can be served better.
Elaborating on the various initiatives
taken in this direction, Gowda
said the Department of Fertilizers
has rolled out a more farmer friendly
DBT 2.0 Version in July 2019 to
improve the existing DBT system
and make it more user friendly.
DBT 2.0 Version has three components
– DBT Dashboard, PoS 3.0
Software and Desktop PoS version.
DBT Dashboards provide accurate
real time information about the
position of supply/availability/
requirement of various fertilizers.
It can be accessed by the general
public at https://urvarak.nic.in
PoS 3.0 Software captures sale to
different categories of buyers, generates
sale receipts in multiple languages
and provide soil health recommendations
to the farmers to
promote the balanced use of fertilizers.
Desktop PoS Version is an alternative
or added facility to PoS
devices which is more robust and
secure.
DBT in Fertilizers received 2
awards: “SKOCH Gold Award for
Governance’’ on Sept. 25, 2019 and
“Governance Now” Digital Transformation
Award on Nov 6, 2019.
Highlighting efforts to ease the
supply network for fertilizers in the
country, Gowda stated that coastal
shipping as an additional mode of
transportation has been
promoted.
During 2019-20, 1.14 LMT of
fertilizers have been moved through
coastal shipping, he stated

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