New Urea Policy 2015 extended


  • Aim of NUP
  • Govt Schemes.


  • What are the limitations of New Urea Policy.
  • How New Urea Policy Reduces Imports? Evaluate.


  • The Cabinet Committee on Economic Affairs approved to extend theduration of New Urea Policy 2015 for existing gas-based urea unit from 1April 2019 until further orders.
  • The move will facilitate the continuation of operations and regular supplyof urea to farmers.
  • At present, there are 31 urea units in the country of which 28 units are gasbased.


  • The key objectives of the New Urea Policy 2015 are as follows: Maximise indigenous Urea Production to reduce import dependency and reduce import dependency and reduce subsidy burden on the government.
  • Promote energy efficiency to reduce Carbon-footprint to make Urea production environment friendly.
  • Make Urea production plant to adopt best technology available and become globally competitive.
  • Timely supply of Urea to farmers at the same MRP
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