National Fertilizers Limited (NFL), a public sector enterprise (PSU) under Department of Fertilizers, Government of India, has surpassed the production targets by producing 16.11 lakh metric tonnes urea in the first five months of 2020-21, higher by 13 percent compared to 14.26 lakh metric tonnes produced during the same period in 2019-20.
According to NFL, it has recorded total fertiliser sale of 23.81 lakh MT in April-August 2020 showing a growth of 16 percent compared to previous best of 20.57 lakh MT recorded during same period in 2019-20.
In the past few years, the PSU has transformed from a single product to multi product company by adding Diammonium Phosphate (DAP), Muriate of Potash (MoP), Single Superphosphate (SSP) and complex fertilisers, Bentonite Sulphur, seeds, new strains of bio-fertilisers and agrochemicals in its product line, NFL has informed.
NFL is now providing all agri-inputs to the farmers under one roof.
The company, at present, operates five urea plants located at Nangal and Bathinda in Punjab, Panipat in Haryana and two plants at Vijaipur in the Guna district of Madhya Pradesh besides having bio-fertilisers plant in Vijaipur and Bentonite Sulphur plant in Panipat.