Gujarat Narmada Valley Fertilizers & Chemicals Limited (GNFC), is a joint sector enterprise promoted by the Government of Gujarat and the Gujarat State Fertilizers & Chemicals Ltd (GSFC). It was set up in Bharuch, Gujarat in 1976. Located at Bharuch in an extremely prosperous industrial belt, GNFC draws on the resources of the natural wealth of the land as well as the industrially rich reserves of the area.
GNFC started its manufacturing and marketing operations by setting up in 1982, one of the world's largest single-stream ammonia-urea fertilizer complexes. Over the next few years, GNFC successfully commissioned different projects - in fields as diverse as chemicals, fertilizers and electronics. Since inception, GNFC has worked towards an extensive growth as a corporation. A growth which respects the environment and springs from the progressive vision of GNFC.
GNFC has extended its profile much beyond fertilizers through a process of horizontal integration. Chemicals/Petrochemicals, Energy Sector, Electronics/Telecommunications and Information Technology form ambitious and challenging additions to its corporate portfolio. GNFC has an enterprising, strategic view towards expansion and diversification.
Gujarat Narmada Valley Fertilizers & Chemicals is one of India’s leading entities engaged in the manufacturing and selling of fertilizers, industrial chemical products and providing IT services.
National Safety Council, USA: Good Safety Performance
National Productivity Council: Best Productivity - First, Second & Third Prizes, Best Productivity for Nitrogenous Fertilizers
Ministry of Labour, GOI: Good Safety Performance (Thrice)
Federation of Indian Chamber of Commerce & Industry (FICCI) : Best Environment Preservation & Pollution Control
Indian Chemicals Manufacturers Association (ICMA) : Environmental Control & Safety
Fertilizer Association of India (FAI) : For research paper; Best Technical Innovation - pure CO2 enhancement scheme in Ammonia plant; Best Technical Innovation implemented in fertilizer industry (twice); and Best Overall Performance of an operating unit for P2O5 in complex fertilizers
All India Organization of Employers: Outstanding Contribution in the field of Industrial Relations
National Energy Conservation Award, Deptt. of Energy, Government of India : Energy Conservation Award, Second Prize
Government of India: Award for Energy Conservation
Jawaharlal Nehru Memorial National Award: Effective Energy Conservation Award
National Suggestion Scheme: Two awards for the company, one for the employee
Indian National Suggestion Scheme (INSAAN) : Prizes in different years (thrice), Excellence in Suggestion Scheme for the Company, Second Prize to the employee (twice)
Texaco Development Corporation (TDC), USA : Licensee of the year for operating gassifier on more than rated capacity for over a decade
Labour & Employment Deptt., Government of Gujarat: Shram Bhushan Award & Rajya Shram Ratna Award to the employees
Indian Institute of Chemical Engineers (IICE): ICI Award for Excellence in Process / Product Development
Deptt. of Scientific & Industrial Research, Ministry of Science & Technology, GOI FICCI: National Award for R&D efforts
World Environment Foundation: Golden Peacock Eco Innovation Award
Fertilizers Association of India: Transfer of Improved Farm Technology Award at the national level
Computer Society of India: CSI-Nihilent e-Governance Award for the best technology implementation for e-Governance projects
The Government of Gujarat Project eProcurement handled by (n) Code Solutions - A Division of GNFC Ltd. has won the CSI-Nihilent e-Governance Awards 2006-2007 in the category of Government to Business. Award ceremony held at Bangalore on December 1, 2007 at 42nd Computer Society of India (CSI)
India CSR Innovative Project of the year 2017, Mumbai
India CSR Award for PSU Leader of the year 2017, Mumbai
CMO Asia Best CSR Practices Award 2017, Singapore
Global Giving Award for Best CSR Innovation Practices 2017, Dubai
CII-ITC Sustainability CSR Award 2017, New Delhi
Shared Value Inclusive Business List Award, New Delhi
CMO Asia 50 Most Influential Rural Marketing Professional, Malaysia
ET Now CSR Award for Innovation in CSR practices, Mumbai
Dhainik Bhaskar India Pride Award for Excellence in CSR, New Delhi
Business World Digital India Award for implementation of cashless initiatives, New Delhi
SKOCH BSE Order of Merit, Mumbai
SKOCH Smart Governance SKOCH Order-of-Merit Award
Times Network Digital India Award for Digital Social Innovation, New Delhi
CII Supply Chain and Logistics Excellence Award, Hyderabad
Star Performer of the year 2017 by SBI Mutual Fund
India's Best Company of the year Award
In FY2018-19 Porter Prize supported by the Harvard Group for Company's Outstanding performance in the industry.
CNBC-AWAAZ CEO Award for 'Outstanding Business Growth' from Government of Chhattisgarh in association with CNBC Awaaz.
Best Technical Innovation Award by Fertilizer Association of India, New Delhi for reduction in down time and increase operational efficiency in ANP plant in FY2018-19.
4th Rank in Environmental Green rating of Indian Fertilizer Industry under its Green Rating Project (GRP) in FY2019-20
Set up the world's largest single stream, fuel oil based Ammonia - Urea plant
All fertilizers under the brand name of Narmada, along with extensive support activities, have been well accepted by the country’s farmer community.
India's largest producer of Formic Acid, Acetic acid and Methanol.
India's only manufacturer of Glacial Acetic Acid through the cutting-edge Methanol route.
India's largest single stream plant of Aniline.
The only manufacturer of Toluene Di-isocyanate in South East Asia.
Record capacity utilizations in all plants, defying the vintage through ingeniously innovative maintenance measures.
Development of the first indigenous, eco-friendly technology for H2S removal, CATSOL, a much awarded product of the Company's R&D labs.
The company launched various products such as Neem Shampoo, Neem Mosquito Repellent, Neem Face-wash, Neem Hair Oil, Neem Handwash, etc.