GNFC starts ethyl acetate plant

Last Updated: Sun, Oct 28, 2012 19:40 hrs

Gujarat government owned Gujarat Narmada Valley Fertilizers and Chemicals Limited (GNFC) has commissioned a 150 MT per day capacity ethyl acetate plant in Bharuch.

The plant is part of a forward integration of GNFC's acetic acid plant. "The product is that of a superior quality and will cater the customers' requirement in domestic and in export market," the company spokesperson said.

GNFC also has plans to open as many as 100 agri marts, a one stop solution to farmers for all their farm requirements, over the period of next three years. Of these, the public sector company has already started three such outlets under the name 'Narmada Agri Mart' at Hansot, Jhagadia and Vyara talukas of South Gujarat.

For this, the company has also installed a fertiliser vending machine at Jhagadia, from where farmers can buy fertilisers. Moreover, Nabard has also shown keen interest in vending machine initiative andis ready to install 4-5 such machines in time to come.

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