As a part of expansion strategy RCF is planning to undertake major projects
Rashtriya Chemicals and Fertilizers Limited (RCF) is one of the most revered public sector in the fertilizer sector undertakings in India. A Mini Ratna company, it has two manufacturing units, one at Trombay, in Mumbai – which has completed 50 excellent years in the fertilizers and chemicals domain – and the other at Thal in the Raigad district of Maharashtra.
RCF, with proven track record of more than five decades, has consistently carried out revamping, modification and modernisation schemes with the twin objectives of energy reduction and environment protection. These sustained efforts have enabled Company to acquire highest standards of product quality, environment and safety.
As a socially responsible company, RCF continuously strives for sustenance of the environment, education and welfare of the farming community. The basic philosophy of three ‘R’s viz. Reduce, Recycle and Reuse for sustainable growth is a way of life at RCF. With a clear vision of going green, RCF, way back in 2000, set up a state-of-the-art Sewage Treatment Plant (STP) of 5 MGD municipal sewage treating capacity at Trombay unit. The end product from the plant not only made factory operations reliable but also made available 3.5 MGD potable water to the city of Mumbai. Success of existing STP and in pursuit to become totally selfsufficient in water requirement, Company is in the process of setting up another STP of identical capacity adjacent to the existing STP plant in partnership with BPCL Ltd.
Depleting reserves of fossil fuels and their increasing usage is not only a matter of concern but has an adverse impact on climate too. Use of renewable source of energy is a viable alternative to sustain growth in coming years.
With a view to harnessing renewable energy resources, RCF has commissioned a 2 MWP solar power generation plant at Trombay Unit, a 1.2 MWP solar plant is being commissioned at Thal unit. RCF has also set up rooftop PV solar power generating facilities atop its offices at Trombay, Thal and its marketing offices at Satara and Ahmednagar.
As a part of expansion strategy RCF is planning to undertake major projects such as Installation of Gas Turbine at Thal & Trombay and Joint Venture projects viz Coal Based Fertilizer Plant at Talcher & Fertilizer project in Iran, THAL-III expansion to name a few.
A host of CSR activities are undertaken by the company which includes adoption of villages, providing drinking water, providing schooling facilities and scholarship, mid-day meal, community medical facility through Mobile Medical Vans, special measures for SC/ST and under privileged, providing training to farmers etc. RCF is also undertaking a unique programme named ‘RCF Super 30’ under which about 30 underprivileged but talented students of Maharashtra are provided free residential coaching of 11 months to enable them to get admission in IIT/NIT and other premier engineering colleges. With this, RCF is producing engineers to contribute and take forward the ‘Make in India’ mission.
The Company has achieved a turnover of ₹7223 crore with net profit of ₹179 crore in the FY 2016-17. RCF is committed to be an environment responsible company.