Urea, DAP & NPK are produced in the country and their annual quantum produced along with percentage of indigenous production as compared to the total consumption (sale) during the year 2011-12 is given in the table below:-
The average cost of indigenous production of Urea is Rs. 14546 PMT & while average cost of imported urea is approximately Rs. 20513 PMT (taking US$ at the Rate Rs. 50). Since other fertilizers are decontrolled, their cost of production & import is not monitored by the department.
This information was given by the Minister of State for Chemicals and Fertilisers, Srikant Kumar Jena in a written reply in the Rajya Sabha today.