In order to give further boost to the soil testing facility in the country for promoting appropriate use of fertilisers, National Fertilizers Limited (NFL) has launched five Mobile Soil Testing Labs for testing the soil samples at the doorstep of farmers free of cost.
VN Datt, Chairman & Managing Director, NFL along with directors and senior officials Monday flagged off one such Mobile Lab from the premises of NFL corporate office in Noida.
These Mobile Labs, loaded with latest soil testing equipment, shall be used for macro and micro nutrient analysis of soil. In addition to this, these Mobile Labs are also equipped with audio-video system to educate farmers on various agricultural topics.
Other than the Mobile Soil Testing Labs, the company is also serving farming community through six Static Soil Testing Labs located in different parts of country. All these labs tested around 25,000 soil samples free of cost in the year 2019-20.