Gujarat State Fertilizers & Chemicals (GSFC) has restarted all the operating plants in phased manner at Vadodara Unit. Earlier, the company had temporary shut down all plants except Hydrogen Section of Ammonia-IV Plant and GTG Section of Cogeneration plant due to power interruption from 66 KV sub-station, as precautionary measure in the Vadodara Unit of the company.
The shutdown was due to heavy downpour close to 20 inches (499 mm) within a span of 12 hours on July 31, 2019 and subsequent water logging in plant areas. Dewatering of water logged 66 KV and plant substations, drying and preventive checking of electrical panels were taken prior to restoring power supplies to plants in phased manner on August 01, 2019.
GSFC is engaged in the manufacturing of fertilizers and industrial products. The company has created more than 24 brands of fertilizers, petrochemicals, chemicals, industrial gases, plastics, fibers and other products.