Founded in 1973 by Shri K V K Raju
with a modest investment of Rs.50 million, the
Nagarjuna Group today is a prominent industrial
house in India with an asset base of Rs.43 billion.
1974: Birth of a business group
that pioneered several core sector enterprises
in the coming decades. Starting with manufacturing
steel, Nagarjuna Steels Limited was launched.
1985: With focus on agriculture
input business started plant nutrition business
with Nagarjuna Fertilizers and Chemicals Limited.
1992: Forayed into the Crop
Protection Business with investments in Pesticide
Formulations manufacturing followed by Technical
Grade Manufacturing in the year 1994.
1994: Micro irrigation business
started to address the irrigation problems of
farmers living in water and energy scarce regions.
1995: Ventured into Energy sector.
Entered into power generation by setting up Nagarjuna
Power Corporation Limited.
1997: Entered into petroleum
by setting up Nagarjuna Oil Corporation Limited.
1999: Was one of the first entrants into the Technology Enabled Agri-Informatics Space through ikisan.
2002: Crop Nutrition and Crop Protection Businesses consolidated under Nagarjuna Fertilizers & Chemicals Ltd and Nagarjuna Agrichem Ltd respectively.
2004: Investments in the Crop Protection Business alongwith long term tie-ups with reputed MNCís.
2006: Ventured into setting up overseas Fertilizer Manufacturing Locations alongwith investments into dedicated R & D setup.
2008: R & D efforts intensified in many new Agri-Domains space in India and Overseas.
2010: Investments into making the Fertilizer Bulks, Micro-Irrigation and Customized Fertilizer segments diverse and comprehensive in the Nagarjuna Crop Nutrition Business.
2011: Initial investments into making a foray into the African Markets for the Nagarjuna Crop Nutrition Business.
2012: Nagarjuna Fertilizers and Chemicals Ltd enters the Billion Dollar League in the Crop Nutrition Business.
Consolidating its core activities, today the Group’s
major operations cover Agri and Energy sectors.