Wednesday, March 29, 2023

Dhurvi Gold production facility inaugurated at Adityapur


Tata Steel developed Sulphur rich nutrient supplement helps agriculture in many ways

Jamshedpur, Jan 31: The production facility of Dhurvi Gold, a new crop nutrient product by the Alliances & Ventures Division of Tata Steel was inaugurated today by Debashish Bhattacharjee, Vice President Technology & New Materials Business, Tata Steel along with Ajay Kumar Agarwal, Director, Pasa India Pvt. Ltd.

The facility inaugurated at Adityapur Industrial Area would have production capacity of 25,000 tonnes per annum. Commercial production will start soon. The plant has been set up by Vardhan Resources Pvt. Ltd. as an External Processing Agent (EPA) with technical support from Tata Steel. Vardhan Resources Pvt. Ltd. is sister company of Pasa India Pvt. Ltd.

Tata Steel has developed a patented sustainable waste management technology for utilising BOF slag to manufacture Sulphur rich nutrient supplement branded “Dhurvi Gold”. The product has positive effect on physico-chemical characteristics of the soil resulting into good growth, quality and economic yield across crops.

The product has the potential to reduce the usage of primary fertilisers by up to 50 per cent as indicated by the studies conducted by government authorities.

The product is being currently sold in the states of Bihar, Jharkhand, West Bengal, Odisha and Maharashtra. The product enables farmers to enhance their farm productivity and also enrich the soil with essential nutrients such as Iron, Silicon, Calcium, Sulphur, Boron, Magnesium, Molybdenum etc.

Application of Dhurvi Gold helps in preventing diseases in crops, increases chlorophyll content in plants, provides Silicon to the soil, maintains PH of Soil to 7 besides increasing yield in crops varying from 15 per cent to 60 per cent.

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