Shri KVK Raju founded the Nagarjuna Group in 1973 with an investment of INR 50 Million. He was a Technocrat, with a Masters degree in Mechanical and Industrial Engineering from Michigan State University and the University of Minnesota, USA. He worked with multinationals including Union Carbide before starting his own venture. He started the Nagarjuna Group with the mission of “serving society through industry”. His major contribution has been the setting up of the largest gas based fertilizer company, NFCL, in South India. Nagarjuna Fertilizers & Chemicals (NFCL), Nagarjuna Oil Refinery (NORL) and Nagarjuna Agrichem (NACL Industries Limited) are part of the Nagarjuna Group. Shri KVK Raju passed away in June 1993.
In 1992, Vijayalakshmi Pesticides Ltd was acquired and thus with investments in Pesticide Formulations, the Group made their first foray into the business of crop protection. In 1994, NACL Industries Limited was established for producing Technical grade pesticides such as Monocrotophos.
Currently, NACL Industries Limited produces a comprehensive range of pesticide Technicals and Formulations. All NACL Industries Limited products conform to international quality standards and specifications.NACL Industries Limited is a professionally managed, ISO 9001:2015, ISO 14001:2015, OHSAS 18001:2007 certified company. The Board comprises of agribusiness professionals and eminent bankers.
- To be a trusted name in providing high quality products and solutions to the farming community
- To be a trusted contract manufacturing supplier
- To be a model company and meet the expectations of all its stakeholders
Values & Culture
We live every moment in harmony with nature to create value for ourselves, our stakeholders, and the society
As individuals, we shall always
- Be humane
- Be cordial and pleasant
- Be honest and equitable
- Be giving and forgiving
- Be positive
And at Work, we shall always
- Create an environment, where work is enjoyable
- Align individual goals with organizational goals
- Share knowledge and information
- Be proactive and responsible
- Pursue excellence
- Be committed