Nutrient Based Subsidy (NBS) for farmers. fertilisers


Ministry of chemicals and fertilisers


Nutrient Based Subsidy (NBS) Policy came into effect from 1.4.2010 for decontrolled P & K fertilisers (w.e.f. 1.5.2010 for SSP). As per this policy, fertilisers namely DAP, MOP, NPKS complexes, MAP, TSP, Ammonium Sulphate (AS) and Single Super Phosphate (SSP) are provided to farmers at subsidised rates based on nutrients (N, P, K & S) contained in these fertilisers. Additional subsidy is also provided on fertilisers fortified with secondary and micro nutrients as per the Fertiliser Control Order, such as Boron and Zinc.

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Central Government of India


To supply critical fertilisers to farmers at subsidised rates, additional subsidy for fortifying with secondary and micro nutrients.


Manufacturers/Marketers/importers of P& K fertilisers



Subsidy for subsidised fertilisers are provided to the farmers.

How To Apply

A Udyami Helpline: Dial 1800-180-6763 [Toll Free Number] for queries relating to this Schemes.

Go through the procedure notified by the Department of Fertilisers




Chemicals and Fertilisers

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