Chambal fertilizers & chemicals is part of KK Birla Group .It has three divisions catering agri products, shipping & textiles. Chambal Fertilisers and Chemicals is one of the largest private sector fertilizer producers in India. It was promoted by Zuari Industries in the year 1985. Its two hi-tech nitrogenous fertilizer (urea) plants are located at Gadepan in Kota district of Rajasthan.
Companies Ammonia Plant has a capacity to produce 1,350 MT per day and the Urea Plant has a production capacity of 2,350 MT per day of Urea.
K K Birla's three daughter Jyotsna Poddar, Nandini Nopany and Shobhana Bhartia would be on board in Chanmbal fertilizers & chemicals owning equal stakes and are jointly managing the company after the death of KK Birla . Saroj kumar Poddar son-in-law of birla would has been appointed as chairman .The company will get a new dimension of growth under these young management team.
Chambal Fertilisers caters to the need of the farmers in ten states in Northern, Central and Western regions of India and is the lead fertilizer supplier in the State of Rajasthan. The Company has a vast marketing network comprising 11 regional offices, 1,700 dealers and 20,000 village level outlets.
The Company has donned the mantle of providing all agri-products through a ‘single window’ to enable the farmer to buy all products from one source. The Company dealers provide Urea and other agri-inputs like DAP (Di-Ammonium Phosphate), MOP (Murate of Potash), SSP (Single Super Phosphate), pesticides and seeds. Most of these products are sourced from reputed suppliers and sold under the ‘Uttam’ umbrella brand. Today, the Company has attained a leadership position in the pesticide business in North India.
Agri Inputs--Chambal agri inputs division has two hi-tech nitrogenous fertilizer, produces 1.73 million tonnes of urea per annum..Its brand ‘Uttam Veer’ has distribution network of 1500 dealers & 20,000 village level outlet spanning in ten states.It has two modern soil & water testing laboratories.
India Steamship--India Steamship Company was amalgamated with chambal fertilizers in year 2004 as its Shipping Division.
Fleet capacity of India Steamship is about dwt 5,00,000 MT that consists of five Aframax Tankers – Ratna Urvi, Ratna Puja, Ratna Shruti, Ratna Shradha and Ratna Namrata. India Steamship has placed orders for new ship builds with Hyundai Heavy Industries, Korea for four coated Aframax Tankers of 1,05,000 dwt each that are being built at Ulsan Shipyard. The first three vessels will be delivered in the middle of 2008 and the fourth vessel will join the fleet in April 2010.
Birla Textile Mills--Birla Textile Mills (BTM) produces synthetic yarn with intial capacity of 27,392 spindles. Currently, it has totalcapacity 80208 spindles . BTM exports about 25% of its products mostly to European countries.
The unit has a Research and Development Department for development of new products to cater to the ever-changing demand in the international and domestic markets.
AWARDS AND RECOGNITIONS
Associate Bodies• 2011-12 , 2010-11 Fertiliser Association of India - Runners Up Award for Best Performance among Nitrogenous Fertiliser Plants.• 2010-11 & 2009-10 West Central Railway - Platinum Card Customer Award.• 2010-11 & 2009-10 West Central Railway - Highest Rail-Coefficient Award.• 2009-10 Fertiliser Association of India - Best Technical Innovation.'