Fertilizer Industry in India

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Fertilizer Industry

Fertilizers are substances that supply one or more of the chemicals required for plant growth. Fertilizers can be both organic and inorganic. As per industry experts it is said that there are sixteen elements that are absolutely necessary for plant growth. Out of these sixteen 9 elements are required in large quantities while the other seven are needed in smaller amounts.
Since agriculture is a very important sector it goes without saying that the fertilizer industry is one which the Indian economy cannot do without. The fertilizer industry in India is extremely vital as it manufactures some of the most important raw materials required for crop production. The primary objective of this industry is to ensure the inflow of both primary and secondary elements required for crop production in the desirable quantities.

The success of the agricultural sector in India is largely dependent on the fertilizer industry. The benchmark that the food industry in India has set is mainly due to the many technically competent fertilizer producing companies in the country.

India is home to numerous top class private and government fertilizer companies. Ranging from fertilizers to seeds to fungicides the many fertilizer companies in India are the major reason behind the success story of the sector in India.

In the present scenario, there are more than 57 large and 64 medium and small fertilizer production units under the India fertilizer industry. The main products manufactured by the fertilizer industry in India are phosphate based fertilizers, nitrogenous fertilizers, and complex fertilizers. The fertilizer industry in India with its rapid growth is all set to make a long lasting global impression.

Types of Fertilizers

Organic Fertilizer

These are the most commonly used fertilizers. Organic fertilizers are easily available and extremely safe. Some of the popular organic fertilizers include; manure, peat moss, worm castings, slurry, sewage, seaweed, and guano.

Advantages of Organic Fertilizers
  • Advantages of Organic Fertilizers
  • Improve the quality of the soil.
  • Mobilize the existing soil nutrients.
  • Release nitrogen slowly and consistently
  • Soil moisture retention
  • Do not harm the plants like chemical fertilizers

Inorganic or Chemical Fertilizer

These fertilizers are usually got from chemical compounds like potassium chloride, ammonium phosphates and ammonium nitrate. Some of the popular Inorganic fertilizers used in India re; limestone, mined rock phosphate and Chilean sodium nitrate

Advantages of Organic Fertilizers
  • The more the amount of nitrogen the healthier are the stems and leaves of the plants.
  • Increased levels of phosphorus result in healthier tubers and roots
  • The Potassium obtained from potash promotes stems and leaves development.
  • Releases nitrogen quickly

Public Sector Fertilizer Companies

  • National Fertilizers Limited
  • Fertilizers & Chemicals Travancore Limited
  • Rashtriya Chemicals & Fertilizers Limited
  • Madras Fertilizers Limited
  • Steel Authority Of India Limited
  • Neyveli Lignite Corporation Limited
  • Paradeep Phosphates Limited
  • Pyrites, Phosphates & Chemicals Limited
  • Hindustan Fertilizer Corporation Limited

Private Sector Fertilizer Companies

  • Ajay Farm-Chem Private Limited
  • Balaji Fertilizers Private Limited
  • Deepak Fertilizer and Petrochemicals Corporation Limited
  • Bharat Fertilizer Industries Limited
  • Coromandal Fertilizers Limited
  • Gujarat Narmada Valley Fertilizer Co. Limited
  • Meerut Agro Chemicals Private Limited
  • Duncans Industries Limited
  • Karnataka Agro Chemicals
  • Godavari Fertilizers & Chemical Limited
  • Shri Amba Fertilizers (I) Private Limited
  • Tuticorin Alkali Chemi & Fertilizer Limited
  • Gujarat State Fertilizers & Chemicals Limited
  • Indo-Gulf Fertilizers & Chemicals Corporation Limited
  • Southern PetroChemical Industries Corporation Limited
  • Maharashtra Agro Industrial Development Corporation
  • Zuari Industries Limited- Fertilizer Limited
  • Mangalore Chemicals & Fertilizers Limited

Top Fertilizer Companies in India

Fertilizer Companies Products Contact Details
Basant Agro Tech India Limited NPK Fertilizers
SSP Fertilizers
SSP Single Super Phosphate
Seeds
Basant Agro Tech (India) Ltd.,
Sea Lord A-1/3,
Cuffe Parade,
Mumbai 400 005.
India.
Basant Agro Tech (I) Ltd.
Near S.T.Workshop, Kaulkhed, Akola. 444 044.
Phon:0724-2432513.
email:customercare@basantagro.com
Bharat Fertilizer Industries Limited Prilled Urea
Ammonia
Namrup, P.O. Parbatpur - 786623
Dist. Dibrugarh (Assam), India
Fax:0374-2500317 / 2500524
Tel: See link
email: bvfclnam@bsnl.in
Chambal Fertilizers and Chemicals Limited Fertilizers
Uttam Veer Urea (Urea)
Uttam Neem (Neem Coated Urea)
Uttam DAP (Di Ammonium Phosphate)
Uttam MOP (Murate of Potesh)
Uttam SSP (Single Super Phosphate)
Seeds
Hy Paddy - Khushi & Barkha
Paddy - Uttam Kranti
Bt Cotton Dhruv
Barley - Uttam
Mustard - Uttam Kranti
Soybean - Uttam Kranti & Chamtkar
Hy Bajra - Albela & Uttam Kranti-2095
Hy Maize - Nandini & Muskan
SSG - Manik & Moti
Kranti
Wheat - Uttam Kranti
Insecticides
Aceveer
Endoveer
Alphaveer
Acto
Lambda veer
Chlorveer
Monoveer
Imidaveer
Lambda Double
Corporate Office :
Corporate One, First Floor,
5 Commercial Centre,
Jasola, New Delhi - 110 025
+91-11-11 41697900 / 46581300
Dharamsi Morarji Chemical Company Limited Disulphonic Acid
p-Chloro Benzene Sulphonyl Chloride
Ammonium Sulphamate
Special Chemicals
Methane
Boronated Single Superphosphate (Borophos)
Chlorosulphonic Acid
Oleums
Sulphuric Anhydride
Fertilizers and Agri Business
Single Superphosphate (Powder & Granule)
Prospect Chambers,
317/21, Dr. Dadabhoy Naoroji Road,
Mumbai - 400 001, India.
Phone: +91 22 22048881-2-3,
Fax : +91 22 22813657
M.G.Road, Ambernath (West),
Pin code - 421501, District : Thane,
Maharashtra, India.
Phone : +91-251-2682241-2-3-4-5
Fax : +91-251-2682769
Gujarat State Fertilizer and Chemical limited, Vadodara Rock Phosphate
Ammonia
Sulphur
Sulphuric Acid
Hydrochloric Acid
Liquid Sulphur
Methyl Ethyl Ketone
Phosphoric Acid
Benzene
(MEK)
Acetone
Cyclohexanone
Methyl Acrylate
Caustic Soda Lye
P.O. Fertilizernagar - 391 750, Dist. Vadodara Gujarat (India)
Phone 91-265-2242651, 91-265-2242751,
Fax 91-265-2242746(Purchase), 2240966, 22401191/5
Hindustan Copper Limited (HCL), Khetrinagar Sulphuric Acid
Copper Sulphate
Anode Slime
Copper Cathode
Ashutosh Chowdhury Avenue,
Kolkata: 7 00019 Tel.No.: +91 (0) 33 2283
2226/2529/2952/2871/2032 Fax no.: +91 (0) 33 2283 2478/2640 hcl_ho@hindustancopper.com
57/190 R V Road, Near Vijaya College,
Bangalore: 560004
Tel. No.: +91 (0) 80 2656 3343
Fax No.: +91 (0) 80 2656 4712
email: hcl_bangalore@hindustancopper.com
Indian Farmers Fertilizer Cooperative Limited (IFFCO) Ammoniam Chloride (ACl)
Muriate of Potash (MOP)
Ammoniam Sulphate
Di-ammonium Phosphate (DAP)
Sulphate of Potash (SOP)
Indian Farmers Fertiliser Cooperative Limited (IFFCO)
IFFCO Sadan, C-1, District Centre,
Saket Place, New Delhi - 110017
Phone: 011-42592626,26542625
Fax: 011-42592650
Zuari Industries Limited Urea
Bio Fertilizers
Seeds
Zuari Industries Limited Jai Kisaan Bhawan
Zuarinagar - Goa 403 726.
Tel No.: 91-832-2592180
Fax No.: 91-832-2555462
E-mail: shares@zuari.co.in
investor_redressal@zuari.co.in
United Phosphorous Limited Caustic Chlorine
Industrial Chemicals
Speciality Chemicals
White Phosphorus
United Phosphorus Limited
Uniphos House, Madhu Park Centre,
Opp Madhu Park,Chitrakar Dhurandar
Marg, Khar (West), Mumbai 400 052
Tel : 2646 8000 (Board)
Fax : 26041010
Email : info@uniphos.com

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Last Updated on May 28, 2015