United Phosphorous (UPL) is reportedly planning to invest Rs 6,000 crore to set up a plant to manufacture agro-chemicals and intermediates at Dahej in South Gujarat. In this regards, the company has signed a memorandum of understanding (MoU) with the Gujarat government for the project, which will create employment opportunities for 10,000 people directly and indirectly.
The proposed plant will be set up at Dahej-3 industrial estate under the Gujarat Industrial Development Corporation (GIDC) in Bharuch district. The state government will provide a 600,000 sq ft plot in GIDC for the proposed plant.
UPL is global player of crop protection products has customer base in 123 countries. It has subsidiary offices in Argentina, Australia, Bangladesh, Brazil, China, Canada, Denmark, Indonesia, France, Hong Kong, Japan, Korea, Mauritius, Mexico, New Zealand, Russia, Spain, Taiwan, South Africa, USA, UK, Vietnam and Zambia.