Andhra Sugars to expand its fertilizer unit in Kovvur in West Godavari district of Andhra Pradesh with an investment of Rs. 170 million. The project involves expanding its fertilizer unit to produce single super phosphate (300 tpd), caustic potash (50 tpd), chlorine (10 tpd) etc., The unit will use membrane cell process for its caustic potash stream and will produce phosphate by reaction of rock phosphate with dilute sulphuric acid.
KPR Fertilizers to set up a fertilizer unit in Halvarthi village in Kunikeri Mandal in Koppal district of Karnataka with an investment of Rs. 39 million. The project involves setting up of a manufacturing unit to produce single super phosphate (SSP) 200 mtpd, di-calcium phosphate DCP) (10 mtpd) and a mixing unit with a capacity of 40 mtpd. Currently, the company has a NPK mixture unit at the existing location.