Ministry of Chemicals and Fertilizers

Ministry of Chemicals & Fertilizers comprise of a combination of three department working for the growth of Nation. The three departments are:

Department of Chemicals and Petrochemicals
Department of Fertilisers
Department of Pharmaceuticals

The Department of Chemicals & Petro-Chemicals has been part of the Ministry of Chemicals and Fertilizers from 5.7.1991. The Department is entrusted with the responsibility of policy, planning, development and regulation of Chemicals and Petrochemicals Industries.

Department of Fertilizers comes under the ambit of Ministry of Chemicals & Fertilizers. The main objective of Department of Fertilizers is to ensure adequate and timely availability of fertilizers at affordable prices for maximizing agricultural production in the country.

The Department of Pharmaceuticals was created on the 1st of July in the year 2008 in the Ministry of Chemicals & Fertilizers so as to provide greater focus for the growth of the high potential Pharmaceuticals industry.