Government Fertilizer companies

Any substance of natural or synthetic origin (other than liming materials) that is added to soil or to plant tissues to provide one or more plant nutrients necessary for plant growth is known as fertilizer. Here are some of the Major Government owned Fertilizer Companies in India.

List of Government Companies in Fertilizer Sector

1. Madras Fertilizers Limited 

2. Hindustan Fertilizer Corporation Limited (HFCL)

3. The Fertilizers and Chemicals Travancore Limited (FACT)

4. Indian Farmers Fertiliser Cooperative Limited (IFFCO) 

5. Hindustan Fertilizer Corporation Limited (HFCL)

6. The Fertilizer Corporation of India Limited (FCIL)

7. National Fertilizers Limited 

GOVT FERTILIZER COMPANIES LIST

1. Madras Fertilizers Limited 

Madras Fertilizers Limited is an Indian public sector corporation under the administrative supervision of the Fertilizers Department, the Ministry of Chemicals and Fertilizers. In December 1966, Madras Fertilizers Limited (MFL) incorporated as a joint venture between GOI and AMOCO India Incorporation of the United States (AMOCO), with GoI owning 51% of the equity share assets. The firm is involved in the processing in Manali, Chennai, of ammonia, urea and complex fertilizers.

2. Hindustan Fertilizer Corporation Limited (HFCL)

After the re-establishment. in early 1978 of the existing FCIL and NFL group of companies, Hindustan Fertilizer Corporation Limited (HFCL) emerged as a separate entity. The Durgapur (W. Bengal), Barauni (Bihar) and Namrup operating units were acquired under its control by the newly formed company. HFCL also annexed a fertiliser-cum-chemical plant at Haldia (West Bengal). The Namrup Unit was withdrawn from HFCL and establish as a new company, Brahmaputra Valley Fertilizer Corporation Limited (BVFCL) w.e.f. 01.04.2002.

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 3. The Fertilizers and Chemicals Travancore Limited (FACT)

Fertilizers and Chemicals Travancore Limited (FACT), is a company manufacturing fertilisers and chemicals based in Kochi, Kerala, India. The corporation was incorporated in 1943 by Maharajah Sree Chithira Thirunal Balarama Varma of the Kingdom of Travancore. It is the first fertilizer production firm in independent India and also the largest Central Public Sector Enterprise (CPSU) in the State of Kerala. FACT has formed a joint venture company called FRBL (FACT RCF Building Products Ltd) with Rashtriya Chemicals & Fertilizers Limited for the manufacture of phosphogypsum load-bearing panels and other building products.

 4. Indian Farmers Fertiliser Cooperative Limited (IFFCO) 

Indian Farmers Fertiliser Cooperative Limited, also known as IFFCO, is the largest cooperative fertiliser federation in the world, registered as a Multistate Cooperative Society, headquartered in India. There are 40,000 member cooperatives at IFFCO.

5. Hindustan Fertilizer Corporation Limited (HFCL)

After the re-establishment. in early 1978 of the existing FCIL and NFL group of companies, Hindustan Fertilizer Corporation Limited (HFCL) emerged as a separate entity. The Durgapur (W. Bengal), Barauni (Bihar) and Namrup operating units were acquired under its control by the newly formed company. HFCL also annexed a fertiliser-cum-chemical plant at Haldia (W. Bengal). The Namrup Unit was withdrawn from HFCL and establish as a new company, Brahmaputra Valley Fertilizer Corporation Limited (BVFCL) w.e.f. 01.04.2002. 

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6. The Fertilizer Corporation of India Limited (FCIL)

Fertilizer Corporation of India Limited is a public sector undertaking in India under the administrative supervision of the Department of Fertilisers, the Ministry of Chemicals and Fertilisers. The company started in 1961 when the Indian government merged many state-run Fertiliser companies into a single SBU.

 7. National Fertilizers Limited 

NFL, founded in 1979, is India’s largest Central Public Sector Company (Government of India) in the Fertilizer Sector with a turnover of more than Rs. 75 billion. The second-largest producer of main Fertilizer urea in India falls under the administrative jurisdiction of the Ministry of Chemicals and Fertilisers. Nangal and Bathinda in Punjab, Panipat in Haryana and two in Vijaipur (Madhya Pradesh), NFL has gas-based ammonia-urea plants. 

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