Fertilizer Sector reforms – NBS, bio-fertilizers, Neem coating, etc.

Breather for three urea units

  1. Govt. approved the continuation of production of urea using naphtha or any other means in 3 fertiliser plants in Southern India.
  2. These alternative sources are to be used until the availability of gas through the pipeline.
  3. The total requirement of Karnataka, Tamil Nadu and Kerala is 23 lakh tonnes, and the annual production of these 3 units is 15 lakh tonnes per annum.
  4. So clearly, it was a much needed relief for these states.
  5. The governments of TN and Karnataka will not charge VAT or entry tax on the naphtha that enters their state.
  1. Govt. approved the continuation of production of urea using naphtha or any other means in 3 fertiliser plants in Southern India.
  2. These alternative sources are to be used until the availability of gas through the pipeline.
  3. The total requirement of Karnataka, Tamil Nadu and Kerala is 23 lakh tonnes, and the annual production of these 3 units is 15 lakh tonnes per annum.