The answer will increase soil fertility and reduces the usage of fertilisers, Arvind Kejriwal mentioned.

New Delhi:

Chief Minister Arvind Kejriwal mentioned Tuesday the Delhi authorities will begin spraying the “Pusa bio-decomposer” resolution from October 11 to stop stubble burning in non-basmati rice fields within the nationwide capital.

Scientists on the Indian Agricultural Analysis Institute, PUSA, have discovered a low-cost, easy and efficient option to cope with the issue of stubble burning, he mentioned.

“They’ve developed ”bio-decomposer” capsules, that are used to organize a liquid formulation. The answer, when sprayed within the fields, can decompose crop residue and switch it into manure,” Arvind Kejriwal mentioned after inspecting his authorities’s centralized bio-decomposer system arrange in Kharkhari Nahar village in southwest Delhi.

The answer will increase soil fertility and reduces the usage of fertilisers, he mentioned.

This 12 months, the Delhi authorities goes to make use of the answer on the land the place non-basmati rice is grown.

“We now have estimated that solely Rs 20 lakh is required to handle stubble in 700 hectares of agricultural land in Delhi by way of this resolution. It contains the price of preparation, transportation and spraying,” he mentioned.

Farmers have to simply give their consent and the Delhi authorities will spray the answer of their fields freed from price, he mentioned.

The primary batch of resolution might be prepared in 7 days and the spraying will start on October 11, the chief minister mentioned.

Delhi Surroundings Minister Gopal Rai mentioned, “We wish to create a mannequin in Delhi in order that no authorities could make an excuse (on the difficulty of stubble burning).”

“When there may be another out there…all those that critically wish to scale back air pollution ought to use this,” he mentioned.