Mangalore Industrial Fertilizer Case Study

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EXECUTIVE SUMMARY The internship/project was done in Mangalore Chemicals & Fertilizers Ltd Mangalore, and the duration was of 10 weeks from the period commencing from Dec 8th to Feb 14th. Mangalore Chemical and Fertilizer Ltd, is wholly planned and located at Panambur, with a turnover of over Rs.3314 Crore, is the only manufacturer of chemical fertilizer in the state of Karnataka. The factory covers 9Km North of Mangalore city, near Gurupur River, in front of the New Mangalore Port. Mangalore Chemicals and Fertilizers Ltd are mainly focused with the production of agricultural products and fertilizers etc. The government also provides various incentives for the improvement of agricultural sector with which there will also be development…show more content…
Section I presents budget estimates of the fertilizer subsidy on imported and domestic fertilizers for 1971/72-1989/90; Section II estimates the average economic subsidy on fertilizer for 1981/82-1989/90; and section III examines the question of fertilizer subsidy in relation to crop prices. Two points are explored: the first relates to the marketing costs paid to the pool handling agencies, which appear to be abnormally high, and the second involves answering the question of what the crop-fertilizer price ratio would have been under free trade as compared to that under controlled trade. The results suggest that farmers have not been net subsidized despite the large amounts spent on subsidizing…show more content…
It is an ISO 14001 and OHSAS certified company. The operations are managed by a team of highly dedicated and experienced professionals. MCF, with a turnover of over Rs.3314 crore, is the only manufacturer of Chemical Fertilizers in the state of Karnataka. The factory is wholly planned and located at Panambur, 9 km north of Mangalore city, near Gurupur River, in front of the New Mangalore Port. The plant is well connected to both railway and roadway. The West Coast National Highway (NH-17) from Kochi to Mumbai separates Mangalore Chemicals & Fertilizers from the New Mangalore Port. The New Mangalore Port which handles ships up to 30 feet draft to obtain Naphtha, Fuel oil, Ammonia and Phosphoric Acid are the main raw materials which are supplied mainly through the port. The Humphreys & Glasgow Limited London which is a leading international firm which designs and engineering of the Ammonia / Urea plants in the fertilizer field. The Phosphatic plant which is designed and engineering by Toyo Engineering Corporation of Japan. 2.8 Inception and Milestones of the

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