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Revival of closed fertilizer plants, heres info to Parliament

International   |   Glibs Quick   |   Mar 13, 2020, 14:52 PM

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:


Sl. No.

Name of Fertilizer plant

Equity contribution by PSUs

Date of incorporation of JVC

location of the plant

Expected Date of Commissio-ning


Talcher Fertilizers Ltd.

   RCF  29.67%

CIL     29.67%

iii.GAIL 29.67%

iv.FCIL   10.99%



Talcher, Odisha


Sept, 2023


Ramagundam Fertilizers & Chemicals Ltd.

NFL                   26%

EIL                     26%

iii. FCIL                 11%

iv. StateGovt.        11%

  of Telangana


GAIL               14.3%

HTAS Consortium  11.7%




Ramagundam, Telangana



May, 2020


Hindustan Urvarak & Rasayan Ltd.



NTPC    29.67%

ii. IOCL    29.67%

CIL        29.67%

FCIL    10.99%



Gorakhpur, Uttar Pradesh

Feb, 2021


Hindustan Urvarak & Rasayan Ltd.

Sindri, Jharkhand

May, 2021


Hindustan Urvarak & Rasayan Ltd.

Barauni, Bihar

May, 2021


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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