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"APNA UREA - SonaUgle" brand of HURL

Posted on : 23 Jan 2020

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  • Chemicals and Fertilizers Ministry launched the APNA UREA - Sona Ugle brand of Hindustan Urvarak and Rasayan Limited (HURL).
  • 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, Prime Minister had directed for the revival of five major sick or shutdown fertilizer plants.
  • 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.
  • After the commissioning of these five units, the total production of Urea will increase by over 63 Lakh Metric Tonne per annum.
  • The revival of five Urea plants will reduce dependence on imports.

Article Related Questions

  1. Chemicals and Fertilizers Ministry has launched the APNA UREA - Sona Ugle, with reference to that consider the following statements
    1.It is a brand of Hindustan Urvarak and Rasayan Limited (HURL).
    2.Urea plants located at Gorakhpur, Sindri and Barauni, are also been undertaken by HURL.
    Which of the following statement is/are correct?

  2. 1.1 only

    2.2 only

    3.Both 1 and 2

    4.Neither 1 nor 2

    Right Ans : Both 1 and 2

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