The head of Kakheti region local government – Irakli Shioshvili, The agro-diesel discount program manager Levan Urotadze and SOCAR Georgia Petroleum operations director – Nodar Kanchaveli have observed the development of program in Kakheti region.
The farmers involved in the program can get 150 liters of diesel per 1 ha. of land (with no more than 15 000 liters discount card provided for farmers that own more than 100 ha. of land).
The schedule for distribution of agrodiesel is as follows: No more than 2 000 liters of diesel will be distributed from February 1 to March 31; Additional 1 500 liters will be available from April 1 to April 30 and the rest will be distributed from May 1 to December 31.
The program is a result of the memorandum signed between SOCAR Georgia Petroleum and the Ministry of Environmental Protection and Agriculture of Georgia and no state funding is involved in the process.