Gujarat State Fertilizers & Chemicals (GSFC) is planning to expand diammonium phosphate (DAP) capacity and imported intermediates logistics facilities at its Sikka complex in Gujarat. The project cost estimated at Rs 9000 million involves setting up of D-train with a capacity to manufacture 1650 tonnes per day (tpd) of DAP or 1870 tpd of NPK complex fertilizers. It also envisages installation of two 10,000 MT storage tanks for ammonia and phosphoric acid and associated facilities. Currently, the Sikka plant has two identical streams (A & B Trains) with a licensed capacity of 3,26,000 tonnes per annum (tpa) and C Train, which was installed in 2002, with a capacity of 3, 96,000 tpa.
Indra Industries Limited (IIL) is planning to expand its single super phosphate (SSP) plant and set up a zinc phosphate unit at existing plant in Dhar district of Madhya Pradesh.The company would increase SSP powder capacity by 75,000 tonnes per annum (tpa) to 120,000 tpa from 45,000 tpa. The project will have facility to convert the entire powder SSP output of 120,000 tpa into granular SSP (GSSP). The project also envisages setting up of zinc sulphate unit with a capacity of 10 tonnes per day.
Zuari Industries is planning to set up a urea plant at Belgaum in Karnataka with a capacity of 1.3 million tpa. It will use natural gas to produce urea and will entail an investment of Rs. 50,000 million. Natural gas will be transported by GAIL's Dabhol-Bangalore pipeline. Currently, the pipeline is under construction and is likely to be completed by 2012. The company is in the process of land acquisition and applied for requisite clearances.
As of December 2013, the company has shelved the project on account of difficulty in land acquisition.