Prime Minister Narendra Modi inaugurated the Nano Urea (liquid) plant built at IFFCO, Kalol, in the ‘Sahakar Se Samriddhi’ program in Gandhinagar on Saturday.
Addressing the gathering, PM Modi said,”Today, we are moving forward in the direction of model cooperative village. Six villages of Gujarat have been marked where cooperative arrangements will be completely made available. I was glad to inaugurate the Nano Urea (Liquid) Plant today”.
IFFCO MD Dr. U S Awasthi tweeted a day prior to PM’s visit “Glad to share that the IFFCO team of Nano Biotechnology Research Center, officials of IFFCO Nano Urea plant and IFFCO Family is eagerly waiting for our Hon’ble PM Sh. @narendramodi Ji to virtually inaugurate & dedicate the World’s 1st Nano Urea plant to the nation. MakeInIndia”.
PM Modi said that the cooperative sector of Gujarat has been a role model for the entire nation. There are more than 84,000 societies in the State in the Cooperative Sector. About 231 lakh members are associated with these societies. In yet another step towards further strengthening the cooperative movement in the state, the organization of a Seminar of leaders of various Cooperative institutions on ‘Sahakar Se Samriddhi’ will take place at Mahatma Mandir, Gandhinagar. More than 7,000 representatives from various cooperative institutions of the State will participate in the Seminar.
PM Modi said, today, we are moving in the direction of the model cooperative village. Six villages in Gujarat have been marked where cooperative arrangements will be fully available. I was pleased to inaugurate the Nano Urea Plant (Liquid) today.
“The energy in a sack of urea has now been compressed into a bottle…Imagine how much it will reduce transportation costs and benefit small farmers. This plant has a manufacturing capacity of 1.5 lakh bottles, but in In the coming times, 8 more plants will be established in India”.
In an effort to further provide farmers with the means to boost productivity and help increase their income, Prime Minister will also inaugurate the Nano Urea (Liquid) Plant constructed at IFFCO, Kalol at a cost of around Rs. 175 crores. The ultramodern Nano Fertilizer Plant has been established keeping in mind the increase in crop yield through the use of Nano Urea. The Plant will produce about 1.5 lakh bottles of 500 ml per day.