Urea, the commonly used and highly subsidised fertiliser, will be sold in the market from next year in a 45 kg bag instead of 50 kg bag, a senior fertiliser ministry official said today.
A 45 kg urea bag will be sold at Rs 245 plus taxes, which is lower than Rs 268 plus taxes charged for a 50 kg urea bag, the official added.
"The planning is being done. The companies are ready for this change. They will print 45 kg bags. It will be implemented from next year," the official told
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