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Iffco to spend around Rs 80 cr on building model 'nano' villages

In these model villages or clusters, Iffco would undertake focused activities to encourage farmers to adopt nano products such as nano urea and diammonium phosphate

Iffco to spend around Rs 80 cr on building model 'nano' villages
Updated On : 03 Jul 2024 | 8:38 PM IST

Iffco withdraws case against Triumph Offshore, Swan Energy in NCLT

Iffco recently exited TOPL by selling its 49 percent stake to Swan Energy for Rs 440 crore

Iffco withdraws case against Triumph Offshore, Swan Energy in NCLT
Updated On : 28 Jun 2024 | 9:28 PM IST

Marut Drones, Iffco team up for spray ops in 500,000 acres in AP, Telangana

Marut Drones on Thursday said it has tied up with cooperative fertiliser major IFFCO to undertake drone spray operations in five lakh acres of farmland in Andhra Pradesh and Telangana. Under the terms of the agreement, Marut Drones will be employing state-of-the-art drone technology to administer a range of agricultural inputs developed by IFFCO agri-products, an official statement said. This initiative aims to optimise crop yields while minimising environmental impact, ultimately contributing to sustainable agricultural practices. Marut Drones co-founder and CEO Prem Kumar said: "The utilisation of drones addresses labour shortages by completing tasks in a fraction of the time it would take manually, significantly enhancing operational efficiency". By providing drones as a service for farmers, this collaboration empowers local communities and fosters self-employment opportunities, the company said.

Marut Drones, Iffco team up for spray ops in 500,000 acres in AP, Telangana
Updated On : 09 May 2024 | 10:28 PM IST

Drone Destination partners Iffco for spraying agri products on 3 mn acres

Drone company Drone Destination on Monday said it has signed an agreement with cooperative major IFFCO for spraying agricultural products on up to 30 lakh acres of farm land. According to company officials, under the agreement Drone Destination could get paid in the range of Rs 400 to Rs 800 per acre at prevailing market rates, implying that the deal will fetch a revenue of Rs 120 crore in the lower price band and up to Rs 240 at upper price band. "We have secured a mandate for agri spray over 30 lakh acres. The prevailing market rate of such agri spray is in the range of Rs 400-800 per acre depending upon the region and the crop," Drone Destination managing director and CEO Chirag Sharma said. As part of the agreement, Drone Destination will undertake drone spray in 12 states across the country. These states include Andhra Pradesh, Bihar, Gujarat, Haryana, Karnataka, Madhya Pradesh, Maharashtra, Punjab, Rajasthan, Telangana, Uttar Pradesh, Uttrakhand. "We are elated to partner wit

Drone Destination partners Iffco for spraying agri products on 3 mn acres
Updated On : 06 May 2024 | 7:12 PM IST

Iffco plans to begin production of Nano Urea Plus fertiliser this week

Cooperative major IFFCO on Monday said it will begin production of the 'Nano Urea Plus' fertiliser this week and its commercial sale from May 1. Nano Urea Plus is a new version of nano urea meant for meeting crop nitrogen requirements at critical growth phases. Currently, IFFCO offers 'Nano Urea' with 1-5 per cent weight by weight nitrogen content. However, the Nano Urea Plus fertiliser has 16 per cent nitrogen content weight by weight. "We will start the production of Nano Urea Plus this week and the product will be available in the market from May 1," a senior IFFCO official told PTI. The production of Nano Urea Plus will begin at IFFCO's three plants, each with the capacity to produce 2 lakh bottles every day. The government has already notified the specifications of the Nano Urea Plus fertiliser and IFFCO will manufacture it for three years. The IFFCO official said Nano Urea Plus is a chlorophyll charger and yield booster and helps in climate-smart farming. IFFCO has three n

Iffco plans to begin production of Nano Urea Plus fertiliser this week
Updated On : 22 Apr 2024 | 4:19 PM IST

Govt notifies specifications of Iffco's 'Nano Urea Plus' fertiliser

The government has notified specifications of a new product 'Nano Urea Plus' fertiliser to be manufactured by cooperative IFFCO in the country for the next three years. Nano Urea Plus is a new version of nano urea meant for meeting crop nitrogen requirements at critical growth phases. As per the gazette notification, the government has approved Nano Urea Plus in liquid form with 16 per cent nitrogen content and pH value of 4-8.5 and viscosity of 5-30. This product will be manufactured by the cooperative major IFFCO for a period of three years, it said. "IFFCO's Nano Urea Plus is an advanced formulation of Nano Urea in which nutrition is redefined to meet crop nitrogen requirements at critical growth phases. It is used in place of conventional urea and other nitrogenous fertilisers for promoting soil health, farmer's profitability & sustainable environment," IFFCO Managing Director and CEO U S Awasthi said on a social media platform X. It also enhances the availability and ...

Govt notifies specifications of Iffco's 'Nano Urea Plus' fertiliser
Updated On : 17 Apr 2024 | 4:39 PM IST

Iffco to buy 200,000 tonne ammonia produced using green energy from ACME

Cooperative fertiliser major IFFCO will buy from ACME Cleantech Solutions about 2 lakh tonne of ammonia manufactured via renewable energy. In a statement on Friday, IFFCO said it has signed a memorandum of understanding (MoU) with renewable energy company ACME for supply of commercial grade ammonia. Ammonia will be produced at ACME's plant in Gopalpur, Odisha using renewable energy and supply the same to Indian Farmers Fertiliser Cooperative Limited (IFFCO), it said. Ammonia is an important base material for fertilisers. "IFFCO signed an MoU with ACME Cleantech Solutions for the purchase and supply of about 2,00,000 tonne ammonia made through renewable energy route," IFFCO said. The cooperative said it will use the ammonia supplied by ACME for manufacturing complex fertilisers at Paradeep unit in Odisha and Kandla unit in Gujarat. It also mentioned that ACME would retain a green credit and trade in the form of ITMO (Internationally Transferred Mitigation Outcomes) with other ...

Iffco to buy 200,000 tonne ammonia produced using green energy from ACME
Updated On : 05 Apr 2024 | 5:04 PM IST

NCLT denies relief to Iffco, asks Triumph to discuss issues before Apr 4

The National Company Law Tribunal has directed Swan Energy-IFFCO joint venture Triumph Offshore to hold a board meeting before April 4 to discuss issues raised by minority shareholder IFFCO regarding feasibility and viability of offering services to operate vessels. The NCLT (National Company Law Tribunal) has set April 4 as the next date of hearing of a plea filed by IFFCO, seeking to restrain Triumph Offshore from passing any resolution without its approval and issuing any share/security to the lenders for paying loans. Triumph Offshore is a joint venture between fertiliser player IFFCO and Swan Energy Ltd (SEL) which is engaged in onshore gas distribution terminal business. The joint venture was formed to set up a floating storage and regasification unit (FSRU). FSRU is a floating vessel having tanks for LNG storage. SEL has a 51 per cent stake and IFFCO owns 49 per cent in Triumph Offshore. Earlier this month, IFFCO moved the Ahmedabad bench of the NCLT, seeking to restrain ...

NCLT denies relief to Iffco, asks Triumph to discuss issues before Apr 4
Updated On : 09 Mar 2024 | 5:44 PM IST

Iffco moves NCLT against Triumph Offshore, Swan Energy for restrain orders

IFFCO has moved the NCLT against Swan Energy Ltd (SEL) and their joint venture Triumph Offshore to restrain their JV firm from passing any resolution without its approval and issuing any share/security to the lenders against loans. Seeking an injunction against any such proposal, IFFCO, in its petition filed before the Ahmedabad bench of the NCLT, alleged that Triumph Offshore is pre-paying the debt, which may result in dilution of its shareholding in the joint venture firm and is detrimental to its interest. IFFCO has moved the NCLT under sections 241 and 242 of the Companies Act 2013, alleging oppression and mismanagement. It has prayed to restrain Swan Energy and Triumph Offshore "from passing any board resolution without the prior written approval of petitioner (IFFCO), with reference to the substitution of the bank term loan with promoters loan or from issuing any shares/security or any instrument convertible into equity in favour of R2 (SEL) or any third party, which may resul

Iffco moves NCLT against Triumph Offshore, Swan Energy for restrain orders
Updated On : 03 Mar 2024 | 5:52 PM IST

Iffco ranked 1st among 300 cooperatives in world, 72nd in overall turnover

Commenting on retaining the top position in consecutive years, Dr. Uday Shankar Awasthi, Managing Director, IFFCO, said, "It is a proud moment for us at IFFCO and Indian Cooperative Movement as well

Iffco ranked 1st among 300 cooperatives in world, 72nd in overall turnover
Updated On : 22 Feb 2024 | 6:17 PM IST

WCopEF formed to give voice to over 3 mn cooperatives across globe

Leading cooperative sector experts have come together to form the World Cooperative Economic Forum (WCopEF) to give voice to over three million cooperatives spread across the globe, employing 10 per cent of the total workforce worldwide. The WCopEF will endeavour to promote cooperative thinking and cooperative movement, in addition to raising issues and concerns of the sector with the governments and other stakeholders around the globe. "WCopEF journey is starting at the juncture of ideation of an equitable economy, tempered by pragmatism. We are transitioning to a new engagement with the international cooperative economic order," Dileep Bhai Shanghai, one of the founder members of the Forum, said in a statement. Shanghai, Chairman of the fertilizer major IFFCO and President of National Cooperative Union of India (NCUI), had also earlier served as a member of parliament and a Minister in the Government of Gujarat. The other founder members of the WCEF are Binod Anand, member MSP ..

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Updated On : 12 Oct 2023 | 8:03 PM IST

Farmer's to get a bird's eye view: IFFCO to purchase 2,500 agri drones

Company will give them to 5,000 select entrepreneurs free of cost and train them for use

Farmer's to get a bird's eye view: IFFCO to purchase 2,500 agri drones
Updated On : 04 Jul 2023 | 1:46 PM IST

IFFCO, Kapoor Enterprises ink pact for export of nano liquid urea to US

Leading fertiliser cooperative Indian Farmers Fertiliser Cooperative Ltd (IFFCO) on Thursday said it has signed an agreement with California-based Kapoor Enterprises Inc for export of nano liquid urea to the US. The agreement was signed on June 21 in the backdrop of Prime Minister Narendra Modi's visit to the US. "IFFCO now started exporting ...nano liquid urea to the USA," the cooperative said in a statement. IFFCO, however, did not provide any details about the quantity and value of the contract it has bagged from Kapoor Enterprises. Currently, the cooperative is exporting more than 5 lakh bottles of nano liquid urea to more than 25 countries. In June 2021, IFFCO launched the world's first nano urea fertiliser, while nano DAP in April this year. A 500-mililitre bottle of IFFCO nano urea liquid will replace at least one bag of conventional urea. The bottle can significantly bring down the cost of logistics and warehousing, the cooperative said. IFFCO has already sold more than

IFFCO, Kapoor Enterprises ink pact for export of nano liquid urea to US
Updated On : 22 Jun 2023 | 6:45 PM IST

IFFCO's net profit increases by 62% to record Rs 3,053 cr last fiscal

Cooperative major IFFCO, which sells conventional granular as well as nano (liquid) fertilisers, has reported 62 per cent increase in net profit to record Rs 3,052.73 crore for the last fiscal year on better income. Its profit stood at Rs 1,883.77 crore in the previous year. Total revenue also grew to Rs 60,324 crore in 2022-23 from Rs 40,171.67 crore in the previous year. "IFFCO has registered the highest ever Profit After Tax of Rs 3,053 crore along with the highest ever turnover of Rs 60,324 crore for FY22-23," IFFCO's MD U S Awasthi said. He attributed the record profit to better plant performance, efficient marketing channel, good support from the government and better management. On operational front, IFFCO reported the highest production of 95.61 lakh tonne last fiscal. It also achieved the highest production of nano fertilisers at 479.38 lakh bottles of 500 ml each. The company sold 128.07 lakh tonne of fertilisers in the last fiscal. The sale of nano fertilisers was at r

IFFCO's net profit increases by 62% to record Rs 3,053 cr last fiscal
Updated On : 02 May 2023 | 3:49 PM IST

IFFCO-Tokio crosses Rs 10,000 crore gross written premium in FY23

IFFCO-Tokio General Insurance on Friday said it has achieved a milestone of generating Rs 10,000 crore of gross written premium for the current fiscal. IFFCO-Tokio General Insurance Company Limited is a 51:49 joint venture between Indian Farmers Fertilizer Co-operative (IFFCO) -- one of the world's biggest cooperative societies -- and Tokio Marine Group, the largest listed insurance group in Japan. HO Suri, Managing Director and CEO of IFFCO Tokio, said there are many segments of the business, which represents growth. However, Health Insurance and Crop Insurance verticals are the top most segments, witnessing a growth of 28 per cent and 47 per cent, respectively, he said. In terms of geographical growth, Suri said Assam, Maharashtra, Madhya Pradesh and Chhattisgarh and West Bengal have shown remarkable growth. "Besides, our active policyholders figure has also been improved significantly. Overall, the gross premium witnessed a growth of 16 per cent compared to the last financial .

IFFCO-Tokio crosses Rs 10,000 crore gross written premium in FY23
Updated On : 31 Mar 2023 | 3:52 PM IST

IFFCO, Coromandel International to manufacture Nano DAP for 3 years: Govt

Fertiliser cooperative major IFFCO and Coromandel International Ltd (CIL) will manufacture Nano DAP for a period of three years. A notification in this regard was issued on March 2, Minister of State for Chemicals and Fertilisers Bhagwanth Khuba said in his written reply to the Lok Sabha on Friday. Di Ammonium Phosphate (DAP) is the second most widely consumed fertiliser after urea in the country. The minister further said IFFCO has informed that it is setting up a Nano DAP plant at its Kalol unit, Gujarat with a production capacity of 2 lakh bottles of 500 ml per day. "Nano DAP will be available in the market across the country after commencement of commercial production," he added. On its benefits, the minister shared that preliminary field trials were conducted by IFFCO and CIL on select crops in select institutes of Indian Council of Agricultural Research (ICAR). The report has indicated that with the use of Nano DAP as seed treatment and foliar application, there is a ...

IFFCO, Coromandel International to manufacture Nano DAP for 3 years: Govt
Updated On : 18 Mar 2023 | 2:36 PM IST

IFFCO, Coromandel International to manufacture Nano DAP for 3 years: Govt

The government on Friday said fertiliser cooperative major IFFCO and state-owned Coal India Ltd (CIL) will manufacture Nano DAP for a period of three years. A notification in this regard was issued on March 2, Minister of State for Chemicals and Fertilisers Bhagwanth Khuba said in his written reply to the Lok Sabha. Di Ammonium Phosphate (DAP) is the second most widely consumed fertiliser after urea in the country. The minister further said IFFCO has informed that it is setting up a Nano DAP plant at its Kalol unit, Gujarat with a production capacity of 2 lakh bottles of 500 ml per day. "Nano DAP will be available in the market across the country after commencement of commercial production," he added. On its benefits, the minister shared that preliminary field trials were conducted by IFFCO and CIL on select crops in select institutes of Indian Council of Agricultural Research (ICAR). The report has indicated that with the use of Nano DAP as seed treatment and foliar application

IFFCO, Coromandel International to manufacture Nano DAP for 3 years: Govt
Updated On : 17 Mar 2023 | 11:30 PM IST

Growth booster nano-DAP's production may kick off in Paradeep soon

The detailed production plan and other targets are being finalised

Growth booster nano-DAP's production may kick off in Paradeep soon
Updated On : 05 Mar 2023 | 10:55 PM IST

Nano-DAP included in Fertilizer Control Order paving way for early release

DAP is the second most consumed fertilizer in the country after urea and out of the estimated annual consumption of around 10-12.5 mn tonnes; local production is around 4-5 mn tonnes, rest is imported

Nano-DAP included in Fertilizer Control Order paving way for early release
Updated On : 04 Mar 2023 | 11:21 AM IST

Ministry of Agriculture approves launch of IFFCO's nano DAP fertiliser

Cooperative organisation IFFCO, which introduced nano liquid urea, said on Friday that the government has approved the launch of its nano DAP fertiliser in the market. IFFCO MD U S Awasthi tweeted that IFFCO's nano DAP has been approved by the Ministry of Agriculture and notified in the Fertiliser Control Order (FCO) based on its encouraging results. "IFFCO will manufacture #NanoDAP; a game changer for Indian agriculture & economy," he tweeted. In December, Awasthi had said IFFCO would soon launch nano DAP at Rs 600 per 500 ml bottle, a move that would help India save foreign exchange and reduce government subsidy significantly. He announced that nano DAP will be sold at Rs 600 per bottle of 500 ml. One bottle will be equivalent to one bag of DAP, which currently costs Rs 1,350. IFFCO was also planning to launch nano potash, nano zinc and nano copper fertilisers, he had said. In June 2021, IFFCO launched nano urea in liquid form as an alternative to conventional urea. It has also

Ministry of Agriculture approves launch of IFFCO's nano DAP fertiliser
Updated On : 04 Mar 2023 | 7:01 AM IST