Coal Based Urea

Date: 
05-May-2015 (All day)
Session Type: 
Budget Session
Assembly Type: 
Lok Sabha
Question Type: 
UnStarred
Question in Details: 
Will the Minister of CHEMICALS AND FERTILIZERS be pleased to state: (a) whether the Government proposes to introduce any scheme for coal based urea production; (b) if so, the details thereof; (c) whether any survey has been conducted in this regard; (d) if so, the details thereof; and (e) names of the States where Government is contemplating to set up coal based urea plant?

MINISTER OF STATE IN THE MINISTRY OF CHEMICALS & FERTILIZERS

 

 

(SHRI HANSRAJ GANGARAM AHIR)

 

(a) to (d):  Yes Madam.  At present, only Talcher unit of Fertilizer Corporation of India Limited (FCIL) in the State of Odisha is being revived based on coal gasification technology.  This unit is being revived by a consortium of Public Sector Undertakings (PSUs) namely Rashtriya Chemicals and Fertilizers Ltd. (RCF), Coal India Ltd. (CIL), GAIL India Limited and FCIL.  After visit to China, coal gasification technology is being finalised.

 

(e) : Government is contemplating to set up coal based urea plant at Talcher in the State of Odisha.

 

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