SRINAGAR: The officials from Department of Agriculture and representatives from fertilizer distributers on Friday has a meeting on implementation of GoI scheme of Mobile Fertilizer Monitoring System (MFMS) in Kashmir Division.
It was decided that wholesale fertilizer dealers shall be provided an ID shall complete the uploading of data by June 15, so that in second phase data from the retail dealers too is uploaded.
The Ministry of Chemicals & Fertilizers GoI under this system monitors mobility of fertilizers through SMS and for this purpose all wholesale and retail dealers shall be required to have a post paid SIM card, so that the supply of fertilizer is monitoring through SMS, the meeting was informed.
Director Agriculture, Kashmir Mushtaq Peerzada. Director Agriculture Jammu Dr. S.S. Jamwal, who is also Controller Fertilizer, also attended the meeting.
It was given out that every effort is being put in to ensure that the fertilizer reaches the farmer.
To ease the process, the National Fertilizer Ltd. (NFL) shall conduct an awareness camp at Srinagar to orient wholesale dealers about the scheme and its objectives.
Director Agriculture urged the stake holders to ensure the data uploading and completion of other requisite formalities within the stipulated time.