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‘Apna Urea – Sona Ugle’ launched by Union Minister of Fertilizers

Union Chemicals and Fertilizers Minister D.V. Sadananda Gowda unveiled the logo and brand ‘Apna Urea Sona Ugle‘ of Hindustan Urvarak and Rasayan Ltd (HURL) at a function in New Delhi. HURL is Joint Venture Company promoted by the three Maha Ratna Companies – Coal India Limited, NTPC Limited and Indian Oil Corporation Limited.

With the objective of making the country self-reliant in Urea, Government had approved the revival of three sick Urea plants located at Gorakhpur, Sindri and Barauni, which have been undertaken by HURL. The  other two plants at Ramagundam and Talcher will also commence production soon. The  country is importing 70 to 80 Lakh metric tonne of fertilizer every year.