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Zuari Agro Chemicals Ltd was founded by eminent Indian industrialist Late Dr KK Birla in 1967, and the manufacturing operations started in 1974. The products of Zuari are being sold by the brand- Jai Kisaan.

Today it is the flagship company of Adventz Group and leading the agriculture vertical of the Group, under the leadership of Mr. Saroj Kumar Poddar. Zuari is a single-window agricultural solution provider, and partners with Indian farmers for progress and prosperity. It enables agricultural selfsufficiency and economic independence by providing fertilisers that are both affordable and effective. Zuari is committed to effective utilization of resources and innovative initiatives for the well-being of the farming community.

The success of Zuari is credited to the dynamic team that helms the company. The eminent board of directors supported by a team of executives and staff ensure that the Zuari family constantly grows towards the vision of prosperity for the Indian farmer


Paradeep Phosphates Limited (PPL) is a subsidiary joint venture Zuari Maroc Phosphates Private Limited (ZMPPL). ZMPPL holds 56.10% in PPL. PPL is listed on BSE Limited and National Stock Exchange of India Limited.


Mangalore Chemicals and Fertilizers Limited (MCF) is a subsidiary of the Company. ZACL holds 54.03% equity shares. MCF is the largest manufacturer of chemical fertilizers in the state of Karnataka.

Paradeep Phosphates Ltd (PPL) is a leading fertilizer company with an annual turnover close to Rs. 5, 500 crores. The plant, located in the port town of Paradeep in Orissa, with an installed annual capacity of 12, 00,000 metric tonnes of DAP and other phosphatic fertilisers. All the products are marketed under the popular "Navratna-Jai Kissan" brand. The government of India holds 19.55% of shares while 80.45 % shares are held by Zuari Maroc Phosphates Pvt Ltd, a joint venture between the Adventz group company, Zuari Agro Chemicals Ltd. and Maroc Phosphore S.A., a wholly owned subsidiary of OCP, Morocco. This joint venture has enabled the Adventz Group to establish a formidable pan-India presence as one of the country's largest fertiliser conglomerates. PPL's primary focus is the production and marketing of complex phosphatic fertilizers.
A subsidiary of the Company, Mangalore Chemicals & Fertilizers Limited (MCFL) is an Rs.3, 700 Crore fertilizers manufacturing company situated in the state of Karnataka, India. The company with its wide range of products that include Urea, DiAmmonium Phosphate, Muriate of Potash, Granulated Fertilizers, Micronutrients, Soil Conditioners and Specialty Fertilizers, touches and enriches the lives of millions of farmers across southern India. All the products are marketed under the popular "Mangla-Jai Kissan" brand. MCF has the annual production capacity of 6, 91, 000 MT.
Gobind Sugar Mills Limited (GSML), one of the oldest sugar companies in the country, was established in 1952. The sugar mill at Aira Estate in Lakhimpur Kheri district, Uttar Pradesh has a crushing capacity of 10,000 tonnes of sugarcane per day. Armed with the state-of-theart co-generation plant, Gobind Sugar Mills, in its new avatar, is raring to touch new horizons as it gears up to begin an era of intelligent innovation with renewed vigour and unparalleled enthusiasm.