Matix Fertilizer West Bengal is in the list of Proposals received for setting up of Greenfield and Brownfield (Expansion) Fertilizer projects

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Fertilizer Plant - Bijapur India

Proposals received for setting up of Greenfield and Brownfield (Expansion) Fertilizer projects

The Government had notified New Investment Policy (NIP) – 2012 on 2ndJanuary, 2013 and its amendment on 07th October, 2014 to facilitate fresh investment in Urea sector and to reduce import dependency.  Presently, Department of Fertilizers has received 6 proposals for setting up of Greenfield and Brownfield (Expansion) projects:-


S. No. Company Projects Ownership State
1. Kanpur Fertilizers & Cement Limited Greenfield Project at Jabalpur Private Madhya Pradesh
2. Indo-Gulf Fertilizers Limited –Jagdishpur Brownfield Expansion urea project at Jagdishpur. Private Uttar Pradesh
3. Chambal Fertilizers & Chemicals Limited-Gadepan Brownfield of Ammonia-Urea units at Gadepan-Kota. Private Rajasthan
4. Matix Fertilizers & Chemicals Limited-II, Panagarh Brownfiled Ammonia-Urpea Fertilizers Complex at Panagarh. Private West Bengal
5. Rashtriya Chemicals & Fertilizers Limited-Thal Brownfield Ammonia-Urea Expansion project at Thal. CPSU  Maharashtra
6. Nagarjuna Fertilizers & Chemicals Ltd. Brownfield Project at Kakinada, Andhra Pradesh. Private Andhra Pradesh



The Union Government has also decided to establish following six Brownfield/Revival urea production plants:-




S. No. Name of the fertilizer unit Model
1. Namrup-IV unit of the Bhramaputra Valley Fertilizer  Corporation Limited (BVFCL) PPP Model
2. Ramagundam unit of Fertilizer Corporation of India Limited (FCIL) Revival through Special Purpose Vehicle (SPVs) of PSUs
3. Talcher unit of FCIL


4. Gorakhpur unit of FCIL


5. Sindri unit of FCIL


6. Barauni unit of Hindustan Fertilizer Corporation Limited (HFCL)

Based on the decision of the CCEA, vide notification dated 17th June, 2015, Department of Fertilizers has allowed continuation of production of three naphtha based urea units, i.e. Madras Fertilizers Limited (MFL)- Manali, Southern Petrochemicals Industries Corporation (SPIC) – Tuticorin and Mangalore Chemicals & Fertilizers Limited (MCFL) with Naphtha as feedstock till these plants get assured supply of gas either by pipeline or by any other means.

This information was given by the Minister of State (MoS) in the Ministry of Chemicals and Fertilizers Sh. Mansukh L. Mandaviya in the Lok Sabha today.

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