New Delhi: The Chief Minister of Assam Himanta Biswa Sarma on Sunday reviewed the performance of Brahmaputra Valley Fertilizer Corporation Limited (BVFCL), a PSU under the Ministry of Chemicals and Fertilizers, Department of Fertilizers with 100 percent shareholding by the Government. The Minister also reviewed the establishment of the Namrup-IV Unit. This unit entails setting up a Urea plant with an annual capacity of 1.27 Million MT.
During the review meeting, Cabinet Minister Rameswar Teli, BVFCL's Chairman & Managing Director (CMD) Siba Prasad Mohanty, Member of Legislative Assembly (MLA) of Assam Taranga Gogoi, Senior Officials of BVFCL and the State Government were also present.
Brahmaputra Valley Fertilizers Corporation Limited (BVFCL) was incorporated on 5th April 2002 after segregation of Namrup units in Assam from Hindustan Fertilizer Corporation Limited (HFCL). It is the first factory of its kind in India to use associated natural gas as basic raw material for producing nitrogenous fertilizer.