Another deadly hit farmers Modi government GST bill. From July 1, the GST (Goods and Services Tax) can be heavy on farmers. This will increase the cost of insecticides and fertilizers. Some pesticides and medicines will be in range from 5 to 18 percent, and about 12 percent on fertilizers will be final in GST.Fertilizers sellers said that for the first time Pesticides have been listed under GST. This will increase the cost to farmers and also dealers will have trouble to maintain account. According to an estimate, in the farm sector of Punjab, about one thousand crores of insecticides and fertilizers are used.It is worth mentioning that the use of fertilizers in Punjab has increased significantly. 5.5 lakh tonnes of DAP useb in the state for wheat, potato and mustard crops. 8 million tonnes of urea, while the use of urea in the paddy season is around 12 lakh tonnes and 4 lakh tonnes of DAP Is used.
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