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National Fertilizers Limited (NFL) registered a 71 per cent growth in fertilizer sale in the month of April and this despite the stringent restrictions in country due to COVID-19 lockdown.

NFL, a PSU under the Ministry of Chemicals and  Fertilizers, recorded fertilizer sale of 3.62 Lakh MT in April compared to 2.12 Lakh MT in the same period last year.

The company had to face a lot of logistics hurdles due to lockdown but despite that, it left no stone unturned to make fertilizers available to farmers during this crucial period.

NFL C&MD Manoj Mishra has appreciated the efforts of the marketing team for achieving this highest-ever growth in sales in April.

NFL produces urea at its five plants located at Nangal and Bathinda in Punjab, Panipat in Haryana and two plants at Vijaipur in Madhya Pradesh.

With all these products, the company has recorded highest-ever sale of 57 Lakh MT in 2019-20, continuously for the fifth time in a row.

Maintaining optimum operations of these plants in difficult times is a big success story especially towards fulfilling the Government’s commitment to the farming community of the country.

Supporting the government in the fight against COVID-19, NFL employees not only contributed one day’s salary of Rs. 88 Lakh towards PM CARES Fund, but have also contributed an amount of Rs. 63.94 Lakhs under CSR towards PM CARES Fund for the same objective.

With this, the company has contributed a total amount of Rs. 1.52 crores towards PM CARES FUND.

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