Bengal Chemicals & Pharmaceutical (BCPL), a public sector enterprise under the Ministry of Chemicals and Fertilizers, has scaled up its production activities to cater to the demand increasing many folds since the outbreak of Covid-19 pandemic. It has created a record by producing 51,960 pheneol bottles on a single day. This achievement goes to the BCPL Panihati, North 24-Parganas unit situated in West Bengal.
Union Minister of Chemicals and Fertilizers DV Sadananda Gowda has congratulated the company’s management and employees for brilliant work in recording all-time high production.
BCPL director – Finance, PM Chandraiah said, “It is an all-time record in the 120 year old history of BCPL. In July 2020 we had managed to produce 38,000 pheneol bottles in a single day. In a month’s time company have scaled it up further and now can produce more than 50,000 pheneol bottles in a single day. As many as 51,960 bottles were produced on 23August 2020.”
BCPL said that it used to produce 15,000 bottles per day in the period before the Covid-19 pandemic. “The monthly sale of pheneol was to the tune of Rs 3 to 3.5 crore. This has gone up to the range of Rs 4.5 to 6 crore a month since the Covid outbreak which is a clear indication of the huge demand of the product.”
According to the company, employees will work till October 20 (puja holidays) on all Sundays and holidays in two shifts, braving the Covid pandemic situation to cater to this cleanliness product’s massive demand.
Bengal Chemicals & Pharmaceutical makes many household, pharma, and industrial products.