Minister for Petroleum & Natural Gas and Skill Development & Entrepreneurship Dharmendra Pradhan took stock of the progress made with respect to the revival of operations of the fertiliser plant at Talcher (Odisha).
The revival activities of the plant to be powered by coal gasification technology is on the fast track, discussions during the meeting revealed. B C Tripathi, chairman-cum-managing director of GAIL (India) Ltd and Ashutosh Karnatak, director (projects) of the company attended the meeting among others.
Talcher Fertilizers Ltd (TFL) is a joint venture between GAIL, Coal India Ltd (CIL), Rashtriya Chemicals & Fertilizers Ltd (RCF) and Fertilizer Corporation of India Ltd (FCIL). Touted as the country's first coal gasification-based fertilizer plant, the unit envisages urea production of 1.27 million