The existing Barauni Fertilizer unit of Hindustan Fertilizer Corporation Ltd. (HFCL) is located in the Begusarai district of Bihar. Broad gauge Railway Station (Barauni) is at a distance of 0.8 km from the plant site.
The Barauni Refinery of IOCL lies adjacent to the fertilizer plant. The plant is well connected by rail and road. National Highways No. 31 passes nearby. The nearest airport is at Patna about 100 km from Barauni.
After formation of HURL, all the pre-project activities are in the different stages of implementation as per the set timelines.
The major pre-project activities inter-alia include but not limited to Pre-Feasibility Study, Geo-Technical Study, Topographic Survey, Hydro-geological & ground water availability studies, obtaining Environmental Clearance which include preparation of EIA/EMP, Conducting Public Hearing/ Consultation etc., Site preparation, removal of old plant / buildings, creating basic infratrusture at project sites like arrangement of construction power and water, site office set-up, approach roads to the plant, residential facilities, etc.
The Notice Inviting Tender (NIT) for the main plant Contract through Lump-Sum-Turn-key mode (LSTK) has already been issued to all the Pre-Qulaified bidders. The award of this main plant LSTK Contract is in process.
HURL is making incessant efforts to issue the Letter of Award with in the scheduled time lines.
The project commissioning has been targetted for a period of 36 months from the issue of Letter of Award to the successful bidders in respect of the three project locations.
HURL is getting full support of all its stakeholders including the Central Government, State Government, Local bodies etc., in taking forward the project as per the set time-lines by the Government of India.
Hon’ble Prime Minister of India lays the foundation stone for HURL’s Ammonia-Urea Fertilizer Complex at Barauni
In a significant boost to development of infrastructure, connectivity, energy security and health care services in Bihar, Hon’ble Prime Minister Shri Narendra Modi inaugurated and dedicated to the nation a bouquet of projects pertaining to development of Bihar at a public function at Ulao Airport, Begusarai on 17th February 2019.
During the function, Hon’ble Prime Minister laid the foundation stone for Hindustan Urvarak & Rasayan Ltd’s Ammonia-Urea Fertilizer Complex at Barauni in the presence of Hon’ble Governor of Bihar, Shri Laljee Tandon, Chief Minister of Bihar, Shri Nitish Kumar, Deputy Chief Minister of Bihar, Shri Sushil Modi, Union Minister of Food and Consumer Affairs, Shri Ramvilas Paswan amongst other dignitaries. Addressing the people on this historical occasion, the Hon’ble Prime Minister said that the revived fertilizer ammonia urea unit will be gas based which shall provide impetus to farmers in the region and will fuel the progress of the state of Bihar and eastern India.