Bhagiradha Chemicals & Industries (BCIL) resumes operations in its Block 1 and Block 2 of the factory located at Ongole, Prakasam District, Andhra Pradesh (AP). The company has resumed operations from September 29, 2011. These blocks have been judged safe for operations after receiving revocation of prohibition order dated September 28, 2011 issued by Deputy Chief Inspector of Factories, Nellore.
However, the factory had sustained damage in production Block 3 as a result of the massive fire accident that took place on August 10, 2011 and the company had to temporarily stall the production at its factory for a period of 49 days following the prohibitory order dated August 10, 2011 issued by Deputy Chief Inspector of Factories to cease operations until operational safety of the remaining blocks of factory could be confirmed.
Bhagiradha Chemicals & Industries is into business of manufacturing high quality basic pesticides. The company exports 70% of its produce to countries like Australia, South Africa, China, Germany, Singapore, Spain, U.K. Belgium, Greece, Italy, Malaysia, Taiwan, Indonesia, Peru, Brazil, etc.