Hindustan Organic Chemicals Limited
            Hindustan Organic Chemicals Limited (HOCL) was incorporated in 1960 with the objective
      of attaining self-reliance in basic organic chemicals. The company has two manufacturing units
      located at Rasayani (Maharashtra) and Kochi (Kerala). The Rasayani unit (Phenol Complex)
      commenced production from 1987-88. HOCL is the sole manufacturer of strategically important
      N2O4 (Dinitrogen Tetroxide) in India which is supplied by the company to ISRO for its satellites
      launching programme. HOCL has a subsidiary company M/s Hindustan Fluorocarbons Limited
      (HFL) located at Rudraram, Telangana, which manufactures Poly tetra fluro ethylene (PTFE), a
      high tech engineering plastic, and chloro di-fluoro methane (CFM-22).
      Relevant Website: www.hoclindia.com
      Hindustan Insecticides Limited
            Hindustan Insecticide Limited (HIL) was incorporated in 1954 for manufacture and supply
      of DDT. In 1957, the company set up a factory at Udyogmandal, Kerala, for manufacture of
      DDT and in 1977 at Rasayani, Maharashtra, for manufacture of Malathion, an insecticide The
      third unit of HIL was set up at Bhatinda, Punjab, in 2003. Rasayani and Udyogmandal Plants
      have both DDT manufacturing and agrochemical manufacturing facilities while Bathinda has
      only formulations manufacturing and packaging facility.
            HIL is the sole supplier of DDT to the National Vector Borne Disease Control Programme
      (NVBDCP) of the Ministry of Health and Family Welfare, Govt. of India. DDT accounts for
      almost 50 per cent of the company’s turnover. The company exports DDT to some African
      countries and other products like malathion and mancozeb to countries like Brazil and Argentina.
      HIL diversified into agro chemicals in the late 1970s to ensure supply of quality pesticides at
      reasonable prices to the agricultural sector and has a range of technical and formulation grade
      pesticides. To further consolidate its position, it has also ventured into the seed business. It has
      got the status of National Level Seed Agency (NLA) from the Union Ministry of Agriculture and
      is producing and supplying seeds under Govt. sponsored schemes like National Food Security
      Mission (NFSM), National Mission on Oilseed and Oil Palm (NMOOP) and Mission on
      Integrated Development of Horticulture (MIDH). In addition, company has diversified into
      fertilizer segment as well to provide a single stop window for the range of agriculture inputs i.e.,
      pesticides, seeds and fertilizers.
      Relevant Website: www.hil.gov.in
      Hindustan Flourocarbons Ltd
            Hindustan Fluorocarbons Ltd. (HFL), a subsidiary company of Hindustan Organic
      Chemicals Ltd. (HOCL), was incorporated in 1983. It is located at Rudraram, District Medak,
      Telangana. The company started production in 1987 and is engaged in the manufacture of Poly
      Tetra Fluoro Ethylene (PTFE) and of Chloro Di Fluoro Methane (CFM-22). PTFE is extensively
      used in chemical, mechanical, electrical and electronic industries and has strategic applications in
      defence and aerospace sectors. CFM-22 is used as a refrigerant and for production of PTFE.
      Relevant Website: www.hfl.co.in
      Assam Gas Cracker Project - Brahmaputra Cracker & Polymer Limited
            The Assam Gas Cracker Project (AGCP) was initiated in pursuance of the Memorandum of