India’s Chambal Fertiliser and Chemicals Ltd plans expansion

18 May 2010 09:28  [Source: ICIS news]

MUMBAI (ICIS news)--India’s Chambal Fertilisers and Chemicals Ltd (CFCL) is planning to set up a 690,000 tonne/year ammonia plant and a 1.2m tonne/year urea plant at Gadepan in Rajasthan state, a source from the ministry of environments and forests said on Tuesday.

The new plants would be part of CFCL’s expansion project, he said, adding that the project proposal had been submitted to the ministry for environmental clearance.

The proposed project would also involve the setting up of an 18 MW captive power plant at the same site, the source added.

No other details about the project were immediately available.

CFCL currently produces around 4698 tonnes/day of urea and 2700 tonnes/day of ammonia from its two fertilizer complex at Gadepan, according to its website.

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By: Priya Jestin

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