The existing Gorakhpur Fertilizer unit of Fertilizer Corporation of India Ltd. (FCIL) is located at about 12 km north from Gorakhpur town in eastern part of Uttar Pradesh on NH-28. It has excellent connectivity both by road and rail.
The Gorakhpur Air Port which is 21 km from Gorakhpur Fertilizer unit has direct flights to and from Delhi and Kolkata.
Following the formation of HURL in June, 2016, the foundation stone of the Gorakhpur Fertilizer Project was laid by the Hon’ble Prime Minister of India on 22nd July, 2016.
Since then, 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 targeted 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.