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.
Current Status of project revival
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.
Subsequently, all studies, clearances, scrap removal & pre-project activities had been taken up and completed.
The award of main plant LSTK contract has been issued in Feb 2018 and project is progressing as per set timelines.
The project Mechanical completion and COD scheduled in Nov 2020 & Feb 2021 respectively.
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.