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New Delhi : Union Minister of State for Chemicals and Fertilizers Mansukh Mandaviya visited Panipat unit of National Fertilizers Limited (NFL) on August 16, 2020. Mandaviya reviewed the ongoing works and congratulated team NFL Kisan for their outstanding services during this pandemic situation. Despite the stringent restrictions during lockdown due to COVID19 NFL sale jumped by 71%.

Speaking on the occasion, the Minister said that soil testing is essential to obtain maximum quality production and to maintain soil fertility. He also visited Mobile Soil Testing Laboratory and directed officers to ensure the balanced use of  Fertilisers. After the meeting,  Mandaviya  planted a tree – symbol of growth and strength, according to a PIB release.

On arrival at the Panipat unit, Chairman and Managing Director of the company Virendra Nath Datt and Director (Technical) Nirlep Singh Rai welcomed the Minister. On this occasion, Anil Motsara, Chief General Manager (Marketing), and General Manager (in-charge) of Panipat unit, Ratnakar Mishra and other senior officers were also present.

A detailed presentation was made to the Minister on Panipat plant. During the presentation, the Minister discussed the business aspects related to the fertiliser sector and guided the company.