Basant Aro-Tech (India) Ltd, formerly Shisherkumar Basantkumar Fertilizers Pvt Ltd., incorporated on Oct 16, '90, and promoted by the Bhartia group is engaged in the business of manufacturing of NPK mixed granulated fertilizers and SSP fertiliser. The company markets its products under the brand name Krishi Sanjivani and has selling arrangements with Rallis India.
The company came out with an public issue in Sep. '94 at a premium of Rs.5 per share aggregating Rs.2.94 crores to partfinance its modernisation project.
The company trades in imported DAP, Muriate of Potash, Urea, Suphala, Dolomite. For DAP the company has tied-up with Minerals and Metals Trading Corporation(MMTC) and Paradip Phosphates(PPL).
The company's project for single super phosphate (SSP), with a capacity of 66,000 MTPA and a SSP granulation plant with a capacity of 39,600 MTPA at Kanheri Sarap (Akola district), Maharashtra, has commenced operations during 1996-97. In the year 2000-01 the installed capacity for SSP is expanded to 83000 MTPA.
The company has also embarked on producing and processing of high yielding varieties of hybrid seeds for crops like cotton, jawar, groundnut, sugarcane, fruits and vegetables, etc.