gas based urea unit amagundam Fertilizers and Chemicals limited (RFCL) is an upcoming of 12.7 Lakh MT per annum capacity at Ramagundam, Telangana. Once completed, the project will realize the vision of making ‘Atma Nirbhar Bharat’.
Ramagundam Urea Project
It is a Joint Venture Company (JVC) promoted by National Fertilizers Limited (NFL), Engineers India Limited (EIL) and Fertilizer Corporation of India Limited (FCIL). The foundation stone of the project was laid in 2016. Once completed, the RFCL project will reduce India’s dependency on imported urea, save foreign exchange and create jobs.
- EIL shall provide Engineering Procurement Construction Management (EPCM) services to RFCL for execution of the Project.
- NFL shall provide marketing services to RFCL in relation to the products produced by the JVC.
- FCIL executes the concession agreement and the lease deed in favour of the RFCL. FCIL shall also be responsible for handing over the existing usable assets at the land to RFCL,free of all encumbrances.
- Both EIL and NFL shall assist in operations and maintenance activity (O&M) as per the requirements of RFCL.
The Government of India had announced New Investment Policy (NIP), 2012 to facilitate fresh investment in the urea sector and to make India self-sufficient in the urea sector. Under NIP, 2012, Govt of India is reviving the 5 closed fertilizer plants. The Five Public Sector Units under revival are:
. Ramagundam Fertilizers and Chemicals Limited (RFCL)
. Talcher Fertilizers Limited (TFL)
. Hindustan Urvarak & Rasayan Limited (Gorakhpur, Barauni and Sindri)
After commissioning, Ramagundam project along with other revival projects at Gorakhpur, Barauni, Sindri and Talcher will reduce the need for urea import by 63.5 LMT per annum.