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Major explosion at BVFCL plant

NAMRUP: A major blast rocked two ammonia plants of Brahmaputra Valley Fertilizer Corporation Limited (BVFCL) at the Namrup Fertilizer Complex located in Namrup on Monday. As per initial reports, the blast occurred inside a synthesis gas compressor main outlet line which is connecting to reactor of the preheater furnance  located at two ammonia plants at 3.00 am . Machines which were placed near the gas pipe were completely destroyed.

The sound of the blast  heard at a radius of more than 30 kilometres. No casualties have been reported so far.

The Namrup Fertilizer Complex was renamed as Brahmaputra Valley Fertilizer Corporation Limited after bi-furcation from Hindustan Fertilizer Corporation Limited from April 1, 2002.

Dibrugarh district Student Union (DDSU) assistant general secretary Abani Kumar Gogoi said there is a conspiracy behind this explosion and the executives of this company also know that they have take immediate precautions for this unit.

Whereas on 19th September 2019  Central Minister of Chemical and Fertilizer DV Sadananda Gowda assures that the  workhold for 4th unit will start within 3 months  whereas in that day Union Minister in MoFPI Rameshwar Teli also present .  Director of Finance of BVFCL  Sanjai Maheswari said that ," As this company is running in total loss last year also and after this incident on the starting of the year have shown the result of the whole year ."

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