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