Union Minister of Chemicals and Fertilisers D.V. Sadananda Gowda, reviewed the progress of construction of upcoming Ramagundam Fertilisers & Chemicals Ltd. ‘s (RFCL) urea plant during a meeting with Nirlep Singh, CEO, RFCL.
The meeting was attended by R.K. Chaturvedi, Secretary (Fertilisers), Dharam Pal, Additional Secretary and other senior officers.
The Minister expressed his satisfaction about the progress of the RFCL project at Ramagundam, Telangana. The project is 99.85 % complete and will be dedicated to the nation very soon. The RFCL project once completed will enhance domestic production by 12.7 Lakh MT of urea, and will be a stepping stone towards fulfilment of Prime Minister Narendra Modi of achieving self sufficiency in urea production.
During the meeting, Nirlep Singh, CEO, RFCL gave a brief regarding ongoing commissioning activities of the project, and expressed confidence that the project could be dedicated to the nation very soon.The Foundation Stone of this urea plant was laid by Prime Minister Narendra Modi on August 7, 2016 in Telangana. Ramagundam Fertilisers & Chemicals Ltd. (RFCL) is an upcoming urea unit of 12.7 Lakh MT per annum capacity at Ramagundam, Telengana.
It is a Joint Venture Company (JVC) with equity participation of National Fertilizers Limited (NFL), Engineers India Limited (EIL), Fertilizer Corporation of India Limited (FCIL), Government of Telangana, GAIL (India) Ltd, and HTAS Consortium. Once completed, the RFCL project will reduce India’s dependency on imported urea, and will also create hundreds of direct and indirect employment.