Kan Biosys the Pune Based Agritech Start-up seems to have found a way to answer to the pollution caused by Stubble Burning in the regions of Punjab & Haryana.
Kan Biosys which specializes in the field of plant nutrition and pest management., had developed a product called Speed compost. The Product is of a microbial formulation, which can recycle crop residue in the field instead of burning it, which will not only prevent air pollution but will also improve soil fertility according to the Company.
Speed Compost, which has been approved by various research institutes and authorized organizations does not pose any threat to the environment and increases agricultural yield. It is a microbial formulation that consists of a special mixture of cellulose degrading, starch degrading, protein degrading bacteria and fungi. The microbes present in Speed Compost help in recycling soil residues and wastes along with improving the soil and resulting in improved soil quality according to a report from Krishi Jagran.
Governments of Punjab & Haryana announced Rs.2500/acre as an incentive to stop stubble burning.