ONLINE FERTILIZER MONITORING SYSTEM

Date: 
27-Aug-2013 (All day)
Session Type: 
Monsoon Session
Assembly Type: 
Lok Sabha
Question Type: 
Starred
Question in Details: 
whether the online Fertilizer Monitoring System (FMS) that was launched in 2007, has been successful amongst the stakeholders; (b) if so, the details thereof and if not, the reasons therefor; (c) whether the Government has taken any steps to create awareness amongst the stakeholders in this regard; (d) if so, the details thereof; and (e) the funds allocated/released by the Government for the said purpose?

 

 THE MINISTER OF STATE (INDEPENDENT CHARGE) IN THE  MINISTRY OF CHEMICALS & FERTILIZERS AND MINISTER OF STATE (I/C) IN THE MINISTRY OF STATISTICS AND PROGRAMME IMPLEMENTATION

 

(SHRI SRIKANT KUMAR JENA)

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(a)    to (e):   A statement is laid on the  Table of the  House.

 

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STATEMENT REFERRED TO IN REPLY TO PARTS (A) TO (E) OF THE LOK SABHA STARRED QUESTION NO 245* TO BE ANSWERED ON 27.08.2013 REGARDING ONLINE FERTILIZER MONITORING SYSTEM TABLED BY SHRI VARUN GANDHI.

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(a) & (b):         Yes Madam.  The online Fertilizer Monitoring System (FMS) has been successful amongst all stakeholders.  It was launched in 2007.  It is fully operational and is being used by all the stakeholders. The availability and movement of all fertilizers till district level is currently being tracked on real time basis through Fertilizer Monitoring System.  Subsidy claim bills of Urea and P&K Fertilizers are also generated through this system only.

 

(c) to (e):   The FMS has fully stabilized by now and all the stakeholders are using this for entering Production, dispatch, receipt data and also for generation of subsidy claims.  The availability of fertilizers at the district level can be seen by the general public at the URL- www.urvarak.co.in.

 

No specific funds are allotted for creating awareness for the popularization of the FMS as  it is fully operational by  all  stakeholders.

 

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