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UPL gets green nod for Rs 353-cr pesticide unit expansion project in Gujarat

Agrochemical firm UPL has received the environment clearance from the government for its Rs 353.43 crore pesticide unit expansion project in Bharuch district of Gujarat, according to official documents. The environment ministry has given the go-ahead to the company for the proposed expansion project based on the inputs of a green panel, the documents showed. The approval has been given with some riders which include that the company should neither produce banned pesticides/chemicals nor use any prohibited raw material for production of pesticides. The proposed project is for expansion of the manufacturing capacity of existing products of pesticide technical grade, intermediate products and solid/liquid formulations and also for adding new products. The company plans to increase the capacity of pesticide unit from 1,520 tonne per month (TPM) to 4,720 TPM and pesticide-specific intermediate from 1,120 TPM to 2,100 TPM at Ankleshwar in Bharuch district. The expansion, which will be in ...

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