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APNA UREA – SonaUgle

Current context: Chemicals and Fertilizers Minister D.V. Sadananda Gowda has launched the APNA UREA - Sona Ugle brand of Hindustan Urvarak and Rasayan Limited (HURL) on 17th January 2020 in New Delhi.
APNA UREA – SonaUgle
  • HURL is Joint Venture Company promoted by the three Maha Ratna Companies - Coal India Limited, NTPC Limited and Indian Oil Corporation Limited.
  • Its objective is making the country self-reliant in Urea.
  • The Government approved in 2016 the revival of three sick Urea plants located at Gorakhpur, Sindri and Barauni.
  • The HURL is being looked as a major emerging player in the Urea market having total installed production capacity of 38.1 LMT of Neem Coated Urea per annum.
  • As per the Minister, the country is importing 70 to 80 Lakh metric tonne of fertilizer every year.


Q.1 Who is the present Chemicals and Fertilizers Minister?
a. D.V. Sadananda Gowda
b. Subrahmanyam Jaishankar
c. Harsimrat Kaur Badal
d. Thawar Chand Gehlot
APNA UREA – SonaUgle APNA UREA – SonaUgle Reviewed by Neha Verma on January 18, 2020 Rating: 5

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