ISSN (Print) - 0012-9976 | ISSN (Online) - 2349-8846

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Cost Pressures

Cost Pressures Hansavivek ZUARI AGRO CHEMICALS produced 1,-33,073 tonnes of ammonia, 2'27,266 tonnes of urea and 624 tonnes of compound fertilisers during the year to June 1975 as against 1,33,989 tonnes of ammonia and 2,24,316 tonnes of urea during the previous year. Net sales advanced from Rs 18.79 crores to Rs 28.67 crores and gross (profit from Rs 2.27 crores to Rs 3.37 crores. The improvement in the results would have been still better, but for the closure of the plant for about two-and-a-half months during April to June last on court orders due to the alleged nuisance caused by the seepage of effluents from the Bisso reservoir. The company has taken various pollution control measures which are said to be working smoothly and has also taken in hand some medium and long-term measures for additional safeguards.

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