The revival of closed fertilizer plants
Mar. 16, 2020
Government of India is reviving five closed fertilizer plants of Fertilizer Corporation of India Limited(FCIL) and Hindustan Fertilizer Corporation Limited(HFCL) namely Talcher, Ramagundam, Gorakhpur and Sindri plants of FCIL and Barauni plant of HFCL by formation of Joint Venture Companies of nominated PSUs for setting up new Urea Ammonia plants of 12.7 Lakh metric tonne per annum capacity each.
The details of said fertilizer plants are as under:
Subsequent to commissioning/ start of the above plants, the indigenous urea production will be enhanced by 63.5 Lakh Metric Tonne per year leading to corresponding reduction in import of urea.
This information was given in a written reply by the Minister for Chemicals & Fertilizers, Shri. D. V. Sadananda Gowda in Rajya Sabha today.
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