In addition to NBS, freight for the movement and distribution of the decontrolled fertilizers by rail and road is being provided to enable wider availability of fertilizers in the country. Subsidy under the NBS on decontrolled P & K fertilizers (except SSP) is being paid as per the actual claim. Under the Nutrient Based Subsidy Policy, the manufacturers/ importers (except SSP) have been allowed to claim freight from 1.4.2010 to 31.12.2010, based on the railway receipts, which includes an amount of ‘ 300 for secondary movement. Secondary movement freight has also been allowed to the SSP manufacturers. Freight subsidy under Nutrient Based Subsidy for rail movement has been allowed as per actual claim w.e.f. 1.1.2011 for 2010-11 and accordingly, the rates of subsidy has been revised w.e.f. 1.1.2011. A lump-sum freight of ‘ 200 PMT has also been allowed for SSP. The secondary freight on P&K fertilizers (except SSP) will be paid in line with the Uniform Freight Subsidy Policy w.e.f. 1.1.2011 as applicable in Urea. The freight for direct road movement from plant or port (primary movement) would be subject to lower of actual claim and equivalent rail freight upto a maximum distance of 700 Kms w.e.f. 1.1.2011.