Chambal Fertilisers and Chemicals on 8 February 2015 shut down one of its urea units located at Gadepan in Kota district of Rajasthan. The unit was shut down due to unfavourable government policy for production beyond 100 percent capacity of the plant for the fiscal year 2014-15.
The company in its announcement said that the closed plant may resume operations in last week of March 2015 or first week of April 2015.
Chambal Fertilisers have two urea plants with a combined production capacity of 2 million tonnes per annum. It also has a joint venture in Morocco for manufacturing phosphoric acid.
Chambal Fertilisers and Chemicals Limited
Chambal Fertilisers and Chemicals is one of the largest private sector fertilizer producers in India and is promoted by Zuari Industries Limited. Its two hi-tech nitrogenous fertiliser (urea) plants are located at Gadepan in Kota district of Rajasthan. The first plant was commissioned in 1993 and second plant in 1999. These plants use state-of-the-art technology from Denmark, Italy, United States and Japan.
The company caters to the need of the farmers in eleven states in northern, eastern, central and western regions of India and is the lead fertiliser supplier in Rajasthan.
Who: Chambal Fertilisers
Where: in Kota
When: 8 February 2015