Founded in 1973 by Shri K V K Raju
with a modest investment of US$ 23 million, the Nagarjuna
Group today is a prominent industrial house in India
with an asset base of US$ 2.5 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.
Consolidating its core activities, today the Group’s
major operations cover Agri and Energy sectors.