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Title: Agritech firm partners with IARI to offer solutions that can prevent stubble burning
Source:The Financial Express
Date:12 October 2021

Over 5.7 million acres of rice paddy stubble is burned on farms in the northern parts of India every year, leading to environmental issues, depletion of soil quality and loss of flora and fauna. The stubble smog engulfs Delhi and its surrounding areas during October and November. In 2021, an agri-tech start-up firm based out of Bengaluru nurture.farm hopes to make a difference. The firm has partnered with the IARI (Indian Agricultural Research Institute) to improvise the Pusa decomposer by providing capsules developed by the institute into a ready-to-use spray solution and use this to stop the stubble burning to some extent.

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